Which essential oils to diffuse?

The atmospheric diffusion of essential oils makes it possible to clean up your parts, to counteract the bacteria and microbes present, to tone or otherwise soothe your environment, or simply to create an atmosphere. But not all essential oils are diffusible. Remember that essential oils are pure and total extracts, therefore very concentrated in active molecules. Some essential oils can be very dangerous if misuse is done. In particular atmospheric diffusion, the essential oils concentrated in phenols, aromatic aldehydes or ketones must be discarded. Phenols and aldehydes are dermocaustiques, toxic and irritating to mucous membranes, while ketones are neurotoxic. The best advice is to have you seriously accompany in the choice and dosage of your essential oils by a professional aromatherapist. The following lists are not exhaustive, they are just examples. But they will allow you to spot among the most common essential oils that you should avoid. Essential Oils with ketones: Achilles yarrow, dill, green anise, Atlas cedar, Himalayan cedar, cryptic eucalyptus, Eucalyptus globulus, Menthol eucalyptus, Hyssop officinale, ASP lavender, mints, rosemary with camphor, Rosemary in Verbenone , annual Tansy.Essential oils for phenols: Ajowan, exotic basil, Ceylon cinnamon, clove, oregano, savory, thyme essential oils with aromatic aldehydes: cinnamon, cumin, niaouli other molecular families are easier to use but Nevertheless, precautions in dosage and diffusion must be taken, in addition to the usual recommendations for dissemination (see article “How to disseminate essential oils?”) Some oils are particularly recommended for atmospheric diffusion: Rosewood, Romanchamomile, lemon, eucalyptus radiata, fragrant geranium, black spruce, compendial lavender, beds, mandarin, small grain bigarade, orange Bitter, Scots pine. Complexes combining several essential oils with specific targets exist. Delphine L., naturopath

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