Essential Oil Safety and Other Information

Essential oils are highly concentrated. Some people have the misconception that just because the oils are produced from plants and fruit of which we come into regular contact, that they are completely safe to use in any manner and any amount. This is not true. Again, essential oils are HIGHLY concentrated. You don’t come into contact with the 30,000 roses it took to produce that 1/2 oz bottle of oil.

Essential oils are wonderful and can be a great addition to your life. Just, please, use them safely and sensibly. The safety and usage guides that herbBee offers, along with the individual essential oil profiles, should help you in doing so. If you are under the care of a physician or have medical concerns, it is recommended to consult your physician before using essential oils in any manner. If using essential oils therapeutically, it is highly recommended that you do so only under the guidance of a professional and reputable aromatherapist and with your doctor’s knowledge.

Essential Oils – General Usage and Safety

Essential Oil Conversions
drops to teaspoons
  6 drops 1/16 tsp
 12 drops   1/8 tsp
 25 drops 1/4 tsp
 33 drops 1/3 tsp
 50 drops 1/2 tsp
 66 drops 2/3 tsp
 75 drops 3/4 tsp
100 drops   1 tsp

The use of essential oils is not recommended for the very young or aged, or pregnant/nursing women. It is the belief of this site that if using essential oils therapeutically that they should not be used internally, only externally and topically and only if properly diluted and under the direct supervision of a trained aromatherapist. It is further advised to consult your doctor or medical provider with any health concerns and before using essential oils, especially if you are using any medication or are currently under the care of a physician. You should always speak with your physician or other licensed and qualified healthcare professional regarding any treatment for a health problem. The information provided on this site is for documentation purposes only and is not guaranteed to be accurate or complete nor should it be regarded as medical or health advice.

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