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CARRIER OILS

Description   A carrier oil is a vegetable oil derived from the fatty portion of a plant, usually from the seeds, kernels or the nuts. Each of our body oils has a carrier oil combination of almond oil, olive oil, avocado oil, macadamia nut and wheat germ.

Benefits   One of the ways that essential oil molecules enter our bodies is through the skin. Carrier oils allow you that experience since the application of neat (undiluted) essential oils directly to the skin can cause severe irritation or reactions in some individuals. They carry the essential oil onto the skin.

Instructions   “Normal dilution” is 2.5%, i.e., 15 drops of the essential oil or synergistic blend to one ounce of carrier oil. Less is more when we speak of these powerful healing essences.