Never take essential oils internally
Just because you aren't allergic to a certain oil doesn't
mean that others won't be
Never use essential oils on the skin without diluting them first.
Whilst some essential oils are sometimes considered safe to
use neat (for example, lavender), this should never be done
without sufficient knowledge of essential oils.
Don't use essential oils on or around the eyes
If you've never used the oil before, dilute it and test it on
a soft patch of skin- for example, the inside of your wrist
Keep them out of reach of children- whilst they smell good enough
to eat, they can cause poisoning if taken internally
Essential oils do not dissolve in water so if irritation or
a reaction occurs bathe the are in a massage carrier oil or
Some oils should not be used on the skin if you are pregnant,
have asthma or epilepsy, or a range of other health conditions.
If you are not sure about any oil then it's best to avoid it
or gather more information before using it
Essential oils are flammable so keep them away from naked
flames and other fire hazards