Essential Oil Use and Dilution Guide
Essential oils are used in many of OmMade Organic Skincare products. They are used for their many medicinal properties including antibacterial & antimicrobial, insect repelling properties and their healing properties.
Essential oils are highly concentrated and powerful substances. It is important to use with caution and dilute appropriately. OmMade products use essential oils according to the dilution guide below, based on a healthy adult.
Daily facial care 1% 5-6 drops in 1 ounce (30 ml) carrier
Daily body care 2% 10-12 drops in 1 ounce (30 ml) carrier
It is difficult to decide whether to use essential oils in pregnancy. There are many and varied opinions on the subject. It is important to seek medical advice prior to using essential oils during pregnancy, particularly in the first trimester. You may use the list below as a general guide.
Essential oils found in OmMade products that are generally considered safe for pregnancy (second and third trimesters in a healthy individual and low risk pregnancy)
Essential oils found in OmMade products that should be used with caution in pregnancy.
Essential oils found in OmMade products that should be avoided in pregnancy (partial list)
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