Concerns for consumers as popularity of powerful essential oils increases | 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZ

The products, which are diffused, used on the skin and even added to food and drink, are up to 70 times the strength of the plant they’re derived from.
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Please also read the article as it has additional important information not in the news clip.

What those trained in the field already know:

• avoid using essential oils undiluted on the skin or at high concentration levels

• do not ingest essential oils

• pay attention to your daily accumulated use. If you’re diffusing, applying topically throughout the day you may experience adverse side-effects

• verify the qualifications of the person you are dealing with

Another solution, get trained! Find a school.

In Canada: CFA – CFA – Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists

In the US: National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy

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