Using Essential Oils Safely During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

A frequently asked question we get in our safety group is about using essential oils during pregnancy and breastfeeding. This post will give you the information you need to know so that you can safely use essential oils during these special times. … Continue reading

Is it Safe to Use Essential Oils With Dogs?

We get asked almost daily in our safety group about using essential oils with pets (usually dogs and cats). Because the usage information for dogs and cats is not the same, I have split the information in two posts: this … Continue reading

Tick Off! Bug Off! (TOBO) – spray for repelling bugs and ticks made with essential oils and hydrosols

This is the time of year our Using Essential Oils Safely facebook group gets asked frequently about bug repellent. There are some out there we have been recommending, but this one incorporates hydrosols as well. You can read more about … Continue reading

Essential Oils and Cancer – potentially carcinogenic, and anti-carcinogenic essential oils

Preface: before you say “fear monger” please read the post in its entirety. There have been no reports of cancer being linked to essential oil usage – yet. There are also safe ways to use potentially carcinogenic essential oils, and … Continue reading