Diluting Your Essential Oils With Carrier Oils

May 30, 2019

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what are carrier oils

You may have heard the term “carrier oil” used when talking about Essential Oils. Simply put, a carrier oil is a vegetable oil that you use for diluting your essential oils! There are a ton of different options for carrier oils to use such as (but not limited to) coconut oil, olive oil, or grapeseed oil, and Young Living’s V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex.

Dilution with a carrier oil does not dilute the effect of the essential oil. In fact, it prevents waste due to excessive application. Look for dilution ratios on Young Living essential oil bottles.

Below you’ll find one of my favorite infographics on what carrier oils are, and which ones to use!

a guide to carrier oils

If you have ever wondered how much to dilute an oil if you’re applying it to your kids (or even yourself) this little chart is super helpful! 

diluting essential oils for babies and kids

When in doubt, check your labels to see how Young Living suggests using them safely!

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Along with running multiple businesses, we’ve also stepped into the call of foster parenting, and it’s simultaneously been the heart-growing + heart-wrenching thing we’ve ever done. Welcome to where I share my heart about it all.

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life

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wellness

popular posts

EOs every photographer needs

dear new foster mama

Our master bathroom refresh

ways to use stock photos for your biz

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