There is a lot of information floating around on the internet as well as from various essential oil companies and it can be difficult to determine what is accurate.
Please read the articles below, so you will understand why I have concerns with ingestion of oils and use of oils in children.
- Essential oils are highly concentrated and oil doesn’t mix with water.
- Children are immature and rapidly developing so care must be taken to not overwhelm them.
I hope these articles are helpful in your aromatherapy practice.
- Frankincense as Medicine-Truth, Myth, and Misinformation
- Why Essential Oils are Not Water Flavoring Agents
- Essential Oil Poisoning
Liz Fultcher’s podcast, Safe Aromatherapy for Children, is another informative resource.