There is a bit of controversy in the essential oil world about diluting oils when applying them to your skin. Much is misunderstood about this basic use of essential oils!
The picture, above, does a great job of underlining the importance of dilution -- by diluting with FCO (Fractionated Coconut Oil) MORE of the chemical constituents of the essential oil penetrate the skin layers. It's a shift in thinking -- it's not a dilution of potency the way we usually understand the word, but proper dilution actually increases both safety by reducing the possibility of skin sensitivity ... AND increases potency. Win-win!
The proper carrier oil matters, too. I usually use FCO.
Essential oils are lipid-soluble, biologically active, active at the surface of cells and are selective. They have a small molecular size and weight. And they provide cell signaling. These characteristics allow essential oils to be easily absorbed into the skin and to be very beneficial to our bodies.... because, bottom-line, all cells are directed through chemistry.
The chemical make-up of essential oils determine their therapeutic benefits, all of which can be enhanced by dilution and ...
.... massage! Rub those oils in!
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Take a look HERE to learn the basics about essential oil use.
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