Avoid Essential Oils

Over the years, I’ve been asked hundreds of times about diffusing, ingesting, and applying essential oils to the skin. In the links below, you will find information that will help you make an educated decision. If you already use EOs and are happy, that is your choice, But I choose to avoid them as best as possible. What I share and what I have been sharing for over a decade about EOs is because I was physically harmed as have many other women I know. That said, I don’t believe in acting like a bully because someone enjoys something that I and others have found to be unhealthy or unsafe. However, I will continue to educate and bring awareness to this topic.

Click Here for my Instagram Posts on EOs and their dangers.
Click Here to find EO-free makeup and personal care products.

Online Articles 

Hidden Hazards In Common Consumer Products & Their Effect On Indoor Environments & Health –
Dr. Anne Steinemann Lecture. Click Here 

Fragrance-Free & EO Free Home Products – Updated Post with PDF. Click Here

More pets are getting sick and dying from this common household item. Click Here

Are essential oils dangerous to pets? Click Here

Essential Oil Diffusers Can Be Hazardous to Pets. Click Here

Some essential oils may trigger seizures. Click Here

Are Essential Oils Mentioned in The Bible? Click Here

Published Papers

Lavender Products Associated With Premature Thelarche and Prepubertal Gynecomastia: Case Reports and Endocrine-Disrupting Chemical Activities Click Here

Maternal Reproductive Toxicity of Some Essential Oils and Their Constituents. Click Here

Occupational allergic contact dermatitis from essential oils in aromatherapists. Contact Dermatitis.
Click Here

Contact allergy to essential oils: current patch test results (2000-2008) from the Information Network of Departments of Dermatology (IVDK). Contact Dermatitis. Click Here

Volatile Chemical Emissions from Essential Oils (both regular and organic). Click Here

Volatile chemical emissions from essential oils with therapeutic claims. Click Here

Essential oils and their single compounds in cosmetics – a critical review. Click Here

Results of patch testing with lavender oil in Japan. Contact Dermatitis. Click Here

Lavender oil inhibits immediate-type allergic reaction in mice and rats. Click Here

Further important sensitizers in patients sensitive to fragrances. Contact Dermatitis. Click Here

Airborne contact dermatitis caused by essential oils in a child. Dermatitis. Click Here

Gas chromatography: an investigative tool in multiple allergies to essential oils. Contact Dermatitis.
Click Here

Allergic contact dermatitis following exposure to essential oils. Click Here

The fragranced products phenomenon: air quality and health, science and policy. Click Here

Essential oil related seizures (EORS): A multi-center prospective study on essential oils and seizures in adults. Click Here

Occupational contact dermatitis due to essential oils. Click Here

Evaluation of the toxicity of 17 essential oils against Choristoneura rosaceana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and Trichoplusia ni (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) – Click Here – “CONCLUSIONS: Based on these results, patchouli oil and other essential oils have sufficient efficacy to be considered as components of an essential oil-based insecticide that targets these lepidopteran pests.”

Allergie airborne contact dermatitis from essential oils used in aromatherapy. Click Here

*Note that the above links are just a few of the published papers available on this topic.

For a list of Products that do not contain essential oils or fragrances, click here. 

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