What essential oils are toxic?

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asked Mar 11, 2022 in Other- Health by xoxo843 (710 points)
What essential oils are toxic?

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answered Mar 13, 2022 by Cghrijd (1,040 points)
All essential oils are actually toxic if consumed or ingested.

Although eucalyptus essential oil is the most toxic especially when ingested as only a teaspoon of less of eucalyptus oil can be fatal.

As long as you only use the essential oils externally and only for use in a diffuser they are generally safe to use.

Essential Oils are toxic if you ingest them or try to consume them.

Never consume or try to ingest any essential oils as they can be poisonous and could cause death.

Essential oils can be dangerous when used too much or used improperly.

Inhaling too much essential oils could be toxic and lead to health issues and you may get allergic reactions when applying essential oils to your skin too often or if you're allergic to them.

Generally though when used accordingly the essential oils are safe to use.

It is considered to be safe to diffuse and use essential oils everyday.

Even when diluted, an essential oil can cause a bad reaction if you use too much or use it too often.

That's true even if you're not allergic or unusually sensitive to them.

It's recommended that you should diffuse your essential oils for a period of 15 to 25 minutes and then turn the diffuser off for an hour or so and the use the essential oil dffuser again if you want to for another 15 to 25 minutes.

When diffusing essential oils it's recommended that you diffuse the essential oils for 15 to 25 minutes which is good enough to saturate most rooms with the essential oils.

Then you should shut the essential oil diffuser off for awhile before diffusing the essential oils again.

Essential Oils can make you high when you inhale too much of it.

Some people have used and do use essential oils to get high and it's safer to get high with essential oils that it is with other drugs.

Still it can be harmful to inhale too much essential oils.

Essential Oils typically last for about 2 years and then they begin to degrade.

However some essential oils that remain sealed can last 10 to 15 years but they become less effective as they age.

In a way though you can say that essential oils last forever but they may not be as good as they were when fresh.

Essential oils do not expire.

They do not grow mold.

They also do not grow mildew or even yeast.

The false hope these facts cause is that essential oils will last forever and that they have an indefinite shelf life.

You can apply essential oil directly on skin as long as you dilute the essential oils first with a carrier oil.

When applying essential oils to your skin you should always use a carrier oil to dilute the essential oils first.

Putting essential oils directly onto your skin can cause irritation and burns.

Dilute the essential oils first and then apply it to your skin to prevent burns and irritation.

Some people have put essential oils directly on their skin and said they had no problem but you should always dilute the essential oils with carrier oil, vegetable oil etc.

If you apply the essential oil directly to your skin you could get irritation or even burns from the essential oil.

Some benefits of applying essential oils to your skin include.

Helps In Reducing Appearance Of Scars. Essential oils are induced with the goodness of natural ingredients and herbs which are a grey way to tackle skincare issues. ...
Reduces Itchiness.
Soothes The Skin.
Reduces Signs Of Ageing.
Improves Skin Texture.

Some of the best essential oils to use include.

Eucalyptus Essential Oil.
Frankincense Essential Oil.
Pink Grapefruit Essential Oil.
Jojoba Oil.
Lavender Essential Oil.
Lemon Essential Oil.
Oregano Essential Oil.
Peppermint Essential Oil.

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