How to Use Essential Oils Safely with Children Under 1
Essential oils are great and a wonderful tool to have in a natural medicine cabinet, but with children under 1 there are some additional guidelines we need to be aware of. Today, I am guest posting on Modern Alternative Health on How to Use Essential Oils Safely with Children Under 1.
Dilute, Dilute, Dilute
As with all essential oil use (yes...ALL), you should always be diluting your essential oils with a carrier oil. I like Olive oil but many people love Sweet almond oil, Coconut oil, Sunflower oil...etc. Diluting an essential oil does not dilute the potency. It just gives it a fatty acid to bind with, making it safer for your body to absorb.
For children under 1 the dilution rate for regular use is....