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

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

Shelf Life of Essential Oils – and how to make them last longer

People are often surprised to find that essential oils have a shelf life. They may have been told essential oils never expire to justify a high price tag. The truth is, essential oils do have a shelf life – regardless … Continue reading

Diluting Essential Oils Safely – safe dilution guidelines for all ages

Please note that this post is in the process of being updated (images). If you are reading this, the conversion isn’t quite complete. Thank you for your patience as we make things better for you! Concentrated substances are rarely intended … Continue reading