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7 Essential Oil Myths - Part 2

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There are many myths surrounding the use of essential oil. This 2 part serious goes over some of the most popular myths circulating around.

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7 Essential Oil Myths - Part 1

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There are many myths about essential oil use floating around. As part of our series on using essential oils safely I thought I would share some of those myths and some alternative ways to use your oils. 

Myth # 1- You can't be allergic to essential oils because they are natural.

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Dilution and Carrier Oils: Using Essential Oils Safely

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This week we will dig in to dilution a bit and the different carrier oils you can use to dilute your oils.  Many times fractionated coconut oil is recommended across the board. This is not an oil I personally choose to use. I like to look at each oil for it’s properties and then choose my carrier oil based on the benefits it provides in relationship to what I am trying to achieve with my essential oils.

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Safety First. Or Maybe Not. 4 Things You Must Know.

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If you're already using essential oils or looking to start incorporating them into your life, you should know and be familiar with these terms. Irritant, Sensitization, Toxic and Phototoxic.

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Ditch Toxic Bug Spray with these Essential Oils

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Essential oils can be used to effectively repel insects without the use harmful chemicals such as DEET on your skin. DEET is a registered pesticide often used in many commercial bug sprays.

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