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3 Things you should definitely avoid when buying Essential Oils

Updated: Nov 14, 2020

What are the 3 things you should avoid when buying essential oils?

There many benefits of using essential oils. They can have a profound effect on mind, body and spirit and enhance your well-being. Having said that you need to ensure that you are buying only the best the essential oil in it's purist natural form in order to reap its health giving benefits.

Today's essential oil market is saturated with many products claiming to be genuine essential oils so you need to do your research first. You can find more information on what to be aware of on essential oil labels at .

3 things to avoid buying essential oils

Below are 3 of the easiest things to avoid when looking to purchase essential oils.

  • Synthetic Fragrance – Be aware of synthetic fragrances as this is not the natural aroma of an essential oil and so won't have its healing benefits and can even be dangerous. It is often hidden under the term 'Parfum' or just 'Fragrance' on ingredients lists.

  • Plastic Bottles – Oils from a genuine source should always come in a well-sealed, dark-coloured, glass bottle as this preserves the quality and life of the oil.

  • Beware Cheap Essential Oils – True essential oils are normally expensive as it takes vast amounts of the plants to produce a small amount of oil. If you see a very cheap oil then it is safe to assume that it is not an entirely pure essential oil.

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Sharon K

Holistic Health and Wellness Coach

Reiki Master/Teacher


For general information and guidance only

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