How to Dilute Essential Oil For Skin Application?

Dilution For Topical Use

Essential oils are the highly concentrated versions of their origin plants and are too potent to be used directly on skin. When using essential oils topically, they should be diluted with a carrier oil such as, sweet almond oil, olive oil or coconut oil. Dilution is a measure that ensures safety because it prevents skin reactions or irritations.

HOW TO
dilute essential oils

Ratio Guidelines

1%

Children
Elderly
Sensitive Skin

2-3%

Daily Skincare

10-25%

Short Term Use

– Dilution chart –

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