Storage & Safe Use of Essential Oils

Essential oils are have been used in aromatherapy and as a form of alternative medicine for many years. 

When used correctly essential oils are safe and pleasant to use, a wonderful addition to your home. It is important to note that they are very concentrated and powerful compounds. Like any concentrated compound a certain degree of caution must be used when using these products. If you have any particular concerns about the use of essential oils or have underlying health issues it is advised to speak with an aromatherapist or your medical practitioner. 

General guidelines on the safe use of essential oils
  • Seek professional advice before use if pregnant.
  • Essential oils should not be used in the first trimester of pregnancy.
  • Essential oils should not be diffused near a newborn. 
  • Seek medical advice before use if you suffer from epilepsy, high blood pressure or liver disorders.
  • Never take essential oils internally
  • Avoid contact with sensitive areas, eyes and mucus membranes.
  • Do not put undiluted oils on the skin.
  • If you have allergies and/or sensitive skin a patch test is recommended before using any skincare product with essential oils
  • If you have an adverse reaction to an essential oil, discontinue use and seek professional advice.
  • Avoid exposure to direct sunlight or before using a sun bed if you use citrus oils
Guidelines on the safe storage of essential oils
To keep essential oils at their best they should be stored carefully. deDANÚ packages all oils in dark glass so as to preserve the compounds properly. 
  • Always keep essential oils well out of reach of children and pets.
  • Keeping them in their original deDANÚ packaging
  • Keeping them upright and at room temperature
  • Keeping them away from direct sunlight
  • Do not spill your oils on surfaces. They are highly flammable and may corrode polished surfaces, plastic and rubber.
  • Carrier oils should also be stored correctly and away from temperature fluctuations, direct sunlight and out of the reach of children.


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