Essential Oil Safety Information (AIA Injury Reports)

Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy has a 2 part series called: Top 10 Worst Injuries from Essential Oils of 2014 This is an ongoing study they are working on. I think these are important to read as sooo many people are misinformed about essential oil safety, or worse, they are given poor advice without doing their own research. … Continue reading Essential Oil Safety Information (AIA Injury Reports)

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Which Essential Oils Should I Avoid During Pregnancy?

Which Essential Oils Should I Avoid During Pregnancy?

This is somewhat of a difficult topic. There are so many different ideas as to what's safe and what's not. It's actually quite confusing. I have been doing as much research as I can as to why each one is considered unsafe. There are contradicting answers everywhere.. While I'm not going to personally test my luck, … Continue reading Which Essential Oils Should I Avoid During Pregnancy?

Phototoxic Essential Oil Safety & Information

Phototoxic Essential Oil Safety

What does phototoxic mean? Phototoxic basically means certain oils become toxic in direct sunlight. When a phototoxic essential oil is left on the skin, and you are exposed to the sun, the harmful effects are increased. (severe sunburn, blisters, swelling & even skin colour change) Best said by David Fisher from candleandsoap.about.com: Phototoxicity, sometimes referred … Continue reading Phototoxic Essential Oil Safety