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Diluting Your Essential Oils

cait y. // the willow field

When you begin using essential oils, always have a carrier oil nearby.  It’s a matter of safety.  If the essential oil accidentally gets in your eye or creates an unpleasant sensation on the skin, grab your carrier oil, NOT WATER.  Remember, water and oil don’t mix, so using water will only drive the oil deeper into the unwanted area.

What are carrier oils and why do you need them?  Carrier oils are naturally derived from vegetarian sources and have a neutral smell. They aren’t volatile like essential oils so they are perfect for dilution and topical application!

Some of our favorite carrier oils for diluting are almond oil and fractionated coconut oil.  You can learn more about these and others on the Young Living Blog here.