INGESTING ESSENTIAL OILS: DON’T DO IT

Dear reader, I’m afraid I’m going to recommend you do not ingest essential oils. Although ingesting essential oils can be done safely under the supervision of a qualified aromatherapist, any professional would also check with your physician first to make sure doing so is okay for you.

There is a lot written on the Internet about ingesting essential oils, but what many people don’t know is that consuming essential oils can cause gastritis and even more serious reactions.

The Story of Essential Oils

The Story of Essential Oils

This world must have been aromatic heaven: women scented their hair with cedar-infused oil and the air was ripe with aromatic smoke from pine, spruce, juniper, and balsam incense, the rich balsam tones creating an aromatic terrain—the perfume of everyday life, rituals, ceremonies, and healing.