For the digestion , for a good sleep, for skin problems… The essential oils are known to be good natural remedies against many small ailments. It is still necessary to be a connoisseur… In 2015, 141 people have been addicted to essential oils in the Hauts-de-France, against «only» 18 in 2000, according to the newspaper La Voix du Nord that reveals the information. The poison control centre of Lille, who was interviewed by the regional newspaper, said that the majority of cases were of poisoning pediatric accidental.
Ask for advice to avoid adverse effects
Irritation, itching, red patches… All the symptoms of poisoning are easily identifiable. A misuse and a misunderstanding of these essential oils may cause poisoning in some people such as pregnant women , children, and babies. Therefore, it is important to learn to recognize and seek out the advice of a specialist in natural cosmetics, who will respond to the essential questions : what essential oils to use, what dosage (number of drops recommended) and what route of administration is authorized (diffuser, inhalation, application to the skin or massage ) ?
Beware of the trap of the Internet. While many essential oils are sold on the Internet, only a few sites like aroma-zone are proof of pedagogy, and detail the precautions for use. In case of doubt, ask a pharmacist.