The information provided in this post is for information purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice. It is not a substitute for your doctor’s care plan or advice.
Links to general information about essential oils including safety, dilution charts, different methods of use, usages of different EOs, quality, etc. :
Aroma Web – Fabulous database for searching individual essential oils for uses, safety, and info.
“Generally Regarded As Safe” (GRAS), and what that means., by Michelle and Les Moore – Topic covered at the very bottom of the page. However, lots of great information is on this page.
Some thoughts on the controversy over the internal use of essential oils., by Martin Watt – “An advisory document first written for the New Zealand therapists association.”
Essential Oils & Children:
Safe Essential Oils for Children, by Retha Nesmith – Includes a downloadable list of kid safe essential oils, as well as, a dilution chart.
Eucalyptus & Peppermint NOT to be used in children under 6 yo:
This means use Thieves or OnGuard blends with caution and this understanding! You can choose to make a homemade “thieves” recipe that would be without eucalyptus.
Alternatives to peppermint and eucalyptus that are safe for young children for use in congestion or respiratory type issues are Pine, Spruce, and Fir. Spearmint is sometimes an option as well.
Essential oils and the feet
EOU database link – “GC/MS reports for most any oil you may be seeking information regarding”:
The Essential Oil Chemical Reference database contains thousands of literature references and GC/MS reports for most any oil you may be seeking information regarding.
Crowd-funded EO testing and results on a few brands:
BTA: The Chemistry of Essential Oils – FB Group that does 3rd Party Crowd-funded EO testing. Click Here, this is a link to their compilation of testing done.
Topics such as storage and cleaning bottles/pipettes:
Lemon on the rocks: keep your essential oils cool, by Robert Tisserand, world renowned aromatherapy chemist.
Issues surrounding Young Living and DoTerra:
Free online introduction course:
Free Introduction to Essential Oils, by Aromahead Institute – One of the most premier aromatherapy schools in the USA.
Online or correspondence Aromatherapy courses:
Online sources for top quality organic, organic farmed, and wild harvested EO
Amrita Aromatherapy – Organic Essential Oils
Appalachian Valley – Organic, Organic Farmed, and Wild Harvested Essential Oils
Aromaceuticals – Organic and Biodynamic Essential Oils.
Aromatics International – Supporting farmers using ethical, sustainable, and organic growing practices.
Florihana Distillerie – Top quality French distillerie.
Rocky Mountain Oils – also formerly known as Native American Nutritionals
Recommended books on EOs:
FABULOUS books on essential oils that are not MLM or company affiliated, meaning not written by a sales rep or company owner nor published by a company owned publishing company, that are HIGHLY recommended:
The best essential oil reference book on the market:
Essential Oil Safety, by Robert Tisserand, world renowned aromatherapy chemist.
The Art of Aromatherapy, by Robert Tisserand, world renowned aromatherapy chemist.
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