1. Must dilute
The concentration of essential oils is high, so most of them must be diluted when used.
2. Can’t touch the eyes
The concentration of essential oils is extremely high, so the eyes cannot be exposed. If it is used in the eyes, the dose should be adjusted to about 10 ml of basic oil with 1 drop of essential oil, and do not rely on the eyes too close.
3. Use cautious wounds on the skin
Essential oil should be avoided for wounds. Therefore, when the skin has wounds, do not directly apply essential oils, but if it is a small knife injury and small wounds, you can use essential oils to heal the skin quickly.
4. Local allergies
Drop 1 drop of essential oil on the back of the wrist and stick it with a tape. After an hour, if you have skin discomfort or lift erythema, rinse it with cold water immediately.In the future, double dilution or completely avoid use.
5. Do not expose the sun after the use of some essential oils
Some essential oils contain ingredients that can cause light sensitivity. If they are sunny after use, the skin will become darker and even cause skin cancer.Generally speaking, citrus essential oils, lemon, bergamot, sweet orange, etc., all have light sensitivity. Therefore, such essential oils should be avoided in a strong light environment. After use, it should be avoided in the sun. It is best to use it at night.
6. Single essential oils cannot be sustainable
The same essential oil does not exceed 3 weeks to prevent the body from "resistance" to the essential oil and the effect is worse; long -term use of toxic essential oils will cause damage to the liver and kidney.In contrast, compound essential oils can continue to be used for about 3 months, and the longest is not more than half a year.
7. Do not use it frequently
High doses are usually only used in emergencies, such as fever, diarrhea, etc., or as auxiliary as some emergencies.
8. Avoid orally
Do not take it without the guidance of the professional aromatherapist.
9. Dangerous essential oil, use cautiously
Golden cars, brown and yellow camphor trees, cinnamon skin, bitter fennel, general sage, red Baili incense.
Children: Essential oils used on children should be particularly mild. Generally speaking, citrus, chamomile, lavender are safer.
Pregnant women: Pregnant women must avoid using essential oils with effective effects, and certain more dangerous essential oils are not available, such as rosemary, Tianzhu and other essential oils.Generally, orange essential oils are safer during pregnancy, especially orange flower essential oil, which is the safest.In order to be cautious, it is best to use essential oils for pregnant women.
0-6 months baby: The types of essential oils that babies can use at this stage are limited, and a drop of lavender, Roman chamomile or orange essential oil can be added to 10 ml of sweet almond oil or Hehoba oil.Smoked incense.
6-12 months: Only chamomile, lavender, orange, orange blossoms, roses can be used.
1-6 years old: can use chamomile, 芫荽, lavender, orange, orange flower, rosewood and tea trees.
7-12 years old: Except for Raul, most of the essential oils can be used, and the dosage is 1/2 of the adults.
Over 12 years old: Dose can be the same as adults.
TIPS: Toxicity of essential oils
Some essential oils indicate that "toxicity" does not mean that they will live, but it may cause several discomfort.As long as it is not used for a long time, there will be no discomfort.Essential oil toxicity is about:
Neurotoxicity: After use, the end of the limbs is numb, headache and dizziness, and shake hands.
Skin toxicity: Itchy, dry red, rash, and erythema after use.
Smuid toxicity: sneezing, dry mouth, drummeal, runny nose, tears, and cough after use.