There are several very important things you should consider
when it comes to aromatherapy including how to be safe when
using it. There is no doubt that aromatherapy is a great tool
to have around as it can lighten the dark cloud that life
sometimes surrounds us with. Yet, if you want to benefit from
it, you need to know how to use it safely to prevent problems
down the road. The good news is that there are plenty of
methods to protect you.
Tips For Being Safe
Here are some great tips for being safe with your
aromatherapy. Realize what they are. Aromatherapy uses
essential oils. These oils are very potent and if they are used
in the wrong manner can make you, your children or your pets
sick. Always follow the instructions for using them that are
provided with your essential oils. Treat them as if they are
medications and you will benefit from them. Do not use them
undiluted on your skin. This is a very bad thing to do as they
can seriously hurt you.
The only oils that you can use without diluting them are
those of tea tree oil and lavender. Again, follow directions
about it to learn the best methods for diluting. Insure that
you are not allergic. Many people are allergic to these
especially since they are natural flower products. Apply just a
small drop to your skin to insure that it is safe. Also, try to
smell a small amount to insure it does not bother you before
deeply inhaling it.
You should not use aromatherapy if you are pregnant, if you have asthma or epilepsy.
In addition, if you have another sensitive health condition,
make sure to ask your doctor about this use before trying it
out. Do not overuse the product. There is just a drop or two
that is needed to produce the right fragrance and desired
reaction. Too much and your eyes may burn, or worse.
When you take the time to insure that you follow the
directions provided with your aromatherapy products you will be
able to use them safely. You will be able to truly enjoy them
without the risk of misusing them. Aromatherapy is then
something that brings happiness and peace rather than