Essential Oils

Essential Oils

How Best to Use Essential Oils

We have had inquiries and had various questions and confusion as to how best to use essential oils. As a retailer and one of your local health stores, I would like to offer the following thoughts.

Our store policy is to NOT ingest Essential Oils. We do carry Karooch, a quality therapy line of essential oils from Alypsis Inc. in Peterborough – our supplier for many years. Karooch Essential Oils originate from around the world and are purchased from trusted sources. Their goal is to balance quality with affordability.

We want to keep you and your family safe and having fun with your essential oils.

We have had inquiries and had various questions and confusion as to how best to use essential oils. As a retailer and one of your local health stores, I would like to offer the following thoughts.

Our store policy is to NOT ingest essential oils. 

In fact, the Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists state the following………. —“pertaining to safety when using essential oils: The CFA does not recommend nor condone the application of undiluted essential oils. The CFA does not recommend nor condone the ingestion of any essential oil in any manner” ……. http://cfacanada.com to learn more.

Friends Don’t Let Friends Drink Essential Oils. 

“I see it frequently in social media images: just add X drops of X essential oil to a tall glass of water. I see it on advice columns with lines such as “boost your health” or “prevent cancer!” and other diseases or illnesses. Unfortunately taking this kind of advice could make you quite ill. Why?

Let’s get diluted here

Essentials oils are highly concentrated volatile compounds extracted from whole or parts of plants – tree resins, flowering shrubs, peels of citrus fruits, seeds, grasses and so forth. A distiller may use hundreds of pounds of plant material and get only a pound of essential oil in return. In the case of rose essential oil it takes approximately 50 roses to make a single drop of essential oil. It can take 2,000 pounds of plant material from the cypress tree to get a single pound of the essential oil.

At these levels of concentrations, a single drop in a glass of water could be the equivalent of drinking boxes of tea made from the same herb. Eeeps! Would you drink 30 tea bags of chamomile in a day? Of course you wouldn’t! So, why would you drink a drop of the essential oil?” …. Read the whole article below.

http://www.thebarefootdragonfly.com/friends-dont-let-friends-drink-essential-oils/

We do carry Karooch Oils

We do carry Karooch, a quality therapy line of essential oils from Alypsis Inc. in Peterborough – our supplier for many years. Karooch Essential Oils originate from around the world and are purchased from trusted sources. Their goal is to balance quality with affordability. See why I buy from Karooch… view https://www.alypsis.com/alypsis-blog/why-buy-karooch-essential-oils?.html