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Essential oil Guideline and Safety
Essential Oils are a safe substances when used properly
within certain guidelines.
However, many of the oils are potentially harmful if misused.
Please be aware of the following precautionary information.
Very Toxic Oils
Aniseed, Mugwort, Pennyroyal, Wintergreen
Cassia, Birch, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clove, Fennel, Lemon, Thyme
Some oils must be avoided during pregnancy or cases of epilepsy.
The oils which pertain to these categories are specified below,
Pregnancy – Avoid
Basil, Clary Sage, Hyssop, Juniper-Berry, Marjoram, Myrrh,
Epilepsy – Avoid
Fennel, Sage and large amounts of Rosemary or Hyssop
Be Aware of the Skin Irritants
All Citrus oils (except Bergamot), Black Pepper, Cinnamon Bark,
Exposure to direct Sunlight
Avoid direct sunlight after application of Bergamot. Otherwise, skin
Persons with Asthma
Use smaller amounts of any of the essential oils. The amounts can then
Never take essential internally very dangerous and is not considered safe by any medical
standards or by any qualified trained Certified Aroma-therapists.
Persons with a Bleeding disorder
Essential Oils to avoid:
Clove Bud, Cinnamon Leaf, Bay Laurel, Ginger, Tumeric,Wintergreen,Peppermint, Cornmint,
Oils that can be used in moderation:
Hyssop, Rosemary, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Melissa, Neroli, and Lemon.
Essential Oils that might assist in reducing hemorrhages:
Rosewood, Labdanum, Myrrh, Cypress, Lavender,
Essential Oils that might assist in contracting blood
Essential Oils that might ease stress:
Lavender, Melissa (diffusion only), Frankincense,
NEVER USE ESSENTIAL OIL
FOR ANY ESSENTIAL OIL OR BLENDS!
Essential oils are to never be digested since essential oils are concentrated and are ideal for use as inhalation, in a bath, or applied directly to the skin with a carrier oil. The oil will slowly go through the skin to the bloodstream which acts like a time release capsule. This does not overload the liver and vital organs. Essential are not for digesting instead consider fresh herbs or herbal tinctures for digesting. Digesting a Essential oil can overload liver cause serious damage to organs or worse cause death so please be wise and careful not do take internally. You will find that this practice is endorsed by mostly multi level marketing companies (MLM) which we at Aytz Chayim are not.
CODE OF ETHICS:
The International Federation of Aromatherapists Code of Ethics states –
“No Certified Aromatherapist should ever recommend the use essential oils for internal ingestion or internal application nor shall any aromatherapist advocate or promote such use of essential oils unless the practicing aromatherapist has medical, naturopathic, certified herbalist, clinical certified or similar qualifications and holds an insurance policy which specifically covers the internal application of essential oils.” (IFA code of ethics. Simply Essential, No. 11 December 1993).
DISCLAIMER: All information appearing on this site is based on traditional aromatherapy and is provided for educational reference purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent or cureany disease. If you are suffering from any disease you should seek the assistance of a qualified health care professional. Essential oils are powerful and should be treated and used with care and understanding.
None of the information on this site has been reviewed or approved by the FDA.