This list contains essential oils that SHOULD NOT be used in aromatherapy without the direct and express administration by a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. AND EVEN SO, there are many essential oils listed below that SHOULD NOT be used by a qualified practitioner.
DO NOT risk or assume for any reason that an oil is safe to use IF IT IS NOT on this list.
Mugwort Artemisia vulgaris
Mustard Brassica nigra
Onion Allium cepa
Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium
Rue Ruta graveolens
Sassafras Sassafras albidum
Thuja Thuja occidentalis
Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens
Wormseed Chenopodium ambrosioides var. anthelminticum
Wormwood Artemisia absinthium
GENERAL SAFETY NOTICE:
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ALWAYS conduct a skin patch test before applying ANYTHING new to your skin. DO NOT apply ANY undiluted essential oils directly onto your skin.
DO NOT take any essential oils internally.
IF YOU ARE pregnant or have ANY medical problems DO NOT use essential oils without first consulting your physician.
PUT SAFETY FIRST and consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using any essential oils with children. Use EXTREME caution when using any essential oils with children using only the gentlest oils at an extremely low dose.
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