Precautions when using essential oils


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Essential oils work well when used in a proper way, but there are some caveats. It is often thought to be kind to the body because it is a natural ingredient, but it can also be harmful if used improperly. Be sure to follow the precautions.

Things to keep in mind when using essential oils

Do not apply the undiluted solution directly to the skin … Basically, dilute the essential oil. Do not apply the undiluted solution directly to the skin as it may cause a rash or eczema.

Don’t drink essential oils … Some people seem to have a health practice of drinking essential oils, but essential oils are not good to drink. Never drink it as it can damage your internal organs.

Phototoxicity: There is an essential oil that has the property of phototoxicity, which causes inflammation when exposed to ultraviolet rays while applied to the skin. Lemons and grapefruits are examples.