There are many reasons why I believe that Young Living’s essential oils are THE BEST oils on the market and try to document and explain these reasons whenever possible. I’ve added a must read article for those wanting to educate themselves and expand their knowledge base on the safe use of our oils and just updated my page ADULTERATED OILS & THEIR DANGERS with an article that was published in the July 2013 edition of Aromatopia (A Japanese journal) about the safety of neat, topical, and oral administration of essential oils entitled TOPICAL AND ORAL ADMINISTRATION OF ESSENTIAL OILS—SAFETY ISSUES by Johnson S, Boren K.
Abstract. Multiple aromatherapy models exist, both advocating and discouraging neat topical and oral administration of essential oils. Recently, attention to these safety issues has expanded as a growing number of health care professionals and individuals adopt aromatherapy as an adjunct therapeutic practice. The safety issues of neat topical and oral administration are discussed, including the available scientific data and corroborating evidence. Based on historical usage, available scientific data, the FDA GRAS [Generally Regarded As Safe] list, The German Commission E approval, and the balancing effect of total compounds in essential oils it is our opinion that a wide variety of essential oils are safe to administer orally and apply neat topically without harm to the human organism, when a pure essential oil is used.
READ FULL ARTICLE HERE: Topical And Oral Administration Of Essential Oils—Safety Issues
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