4. Essential Oil Safety

4. Essential Oil Safety

Essential Oils Safety Tips

DO NOT Place Essential Oils in the Ears.

DO NOT Place Essential oils near or in the Eyes.

Learn how to dilute your essential oils.  You can refer back to the section on the three ways to use essential oils to read more about dilution.

Some oils are more “hot” on the skin than others.  These are oils that typically need to be diluted.  If you forget to dilute on application just use a carrier oil and place it where the oil may feel uncomfortable.  This method also dilutes it on the skin.

Always read your essential oil labels for further information and usage.

And, if you are new to essential oils they DO tend to have a detox reaction for many people.  PLEASE start off S-L-O-W-L-Y.  You may want to diffuse first and then try one oil at a time before fully diving in and spreading many oils all over.  Your body will need a chance to begin to adjust to their natural detoxification properties which only assist the body in its natural detoxification properties.


Essential oils are potent gifts from nature and can be often more powerful than expected.  In order to prevent misuse of these precious oils and ensure their maximum benefit, Young Living founder Gary D. Young, working with the Director of Global Education and Health Sciences, Dr. Lindsey Elmore and other product experts on her team, created a helpful safety guides on the website here.

Please refer to it to learn the basics of essential oil use, how to handle skin sensitivity, and other valuable information.


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