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21 Things You Should Know About Using Essential Oils

Lord help me, people. I’ve spent the last two days trying to write a concise, easy guide to essential oils and their safety, and it ended up being just an enormous dump of information that no would want to ingest in a single blog post. Therefore, you’re getting the quickest, easiest 21 facts you need to keep in mind. These things include safety measures, essential oil facts, therapeutic uses, and more. You’ll like this better. I promise. However, at the end of this post, I am going to give extensive references to those of you who would like to learn more about the fascinating world of essential oils, as well as a list of my top 7 recommended essential oils for any household to have. Essential oils are not really oils. Most essential oils should never be used undiluted on the skin. Not all essential oils are created equally, nor does more expensive necessarily mean “better.” “What essential oils do you recommend I buy?” Where should you buy them? So have at it. Any questions? Related Posts:

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