Safety And Contraindications

Safety & Contraindications of Essential Oils

Essential oils are extremely concentrated. It is important to know which ones to avoid and which ones are safe to use. Always use dosage chart for guidance as to how much essential oils to apply. However, the worst side effect most people ever encounter is a mild rash. It takes an enormous amount of essential oils applied in extreme dosages, liberally and daily, before it can build up in your liver (i.e. 20-50 drops two or three times every day internally). This being said, however, it is important to use essential oils with respect and according to the proper dosage requirements.


Note: these suggestions for your safety are not to be considered complete and all-inclusive.


Certain oils are not recommended or should be used with caution. Read each oils safety data before use. People with the following conditions should take caution with respect to the below listed oils:

REMEMBER: the above listed oils that are to be avoided for each specific condition are not going to cause harm unless carelessly, thoughtlessly or purposefully used with intent to cause harm or in very large doses. Used in moderation and according to the dosage chart should not pose any problems or cause harm.