Aromatherapy can be extremely powerful. For this reason it is important to adhere to the following guidelines. If you are unsure about any particulars, it is a good idea to contact a professional aromatherapist for further advice.
Because essential oils are so concentrated, always remember less is more. Sometimes a single drop is sufficient.
Do not apply pure essential oils directly to children’s skin – always use a carrier oil.
Not all essential oils are suitable for skin use – check the properties of each oil before using it – especially for oral intake or skin application (I recommend comparing at least 2 sources).