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How To Use Essential Oils

Suggested Dilutions for Various Methods of Application


Masage/Body Oil

1% (5 drops per ounce of vegetable oil)


3-15 drops per tub, depending on the oil


5 drops per cup of water


3-5 drops in a bowl of hot water

Caution:  Never do an inhalation during an asthma attack


3-5 drops per quart of warm water

Caution:  Choose non-irritant oils only

(Ex:  lavender and/or tea tree oil are safe)

Foot or Hand Bath

5-10 drops per quart of water

Sitz Bath

5-10 drops per sitz bath

Fragrant Body Water (shake well before use)

5-10 drops per 5 ounces of water

Room Spray (shake well before use)

20 drops per 5 ounces of water


Essential Oils      Carrier Oil or Lotion                            Various Size Breakdowns

20 drops     into      2 fl oz (60 ml or 10 tsp)                       1/8 oz =   ¾ tsp = 3-4 ml = 80 drops     

10 drops     into      1 fl oz (30 ml or 5 tsp)                          1/4 oz = 1 ½ tsp = 6-8 ml = 160 drops

5 drops       into      ½ fl oz (15 ml or 1 ½ tsp)                    1/2 oz = 3 tsp = 13-15 ml = 320-400 drops

4 drops       into       2 tsp                                                         1 oz = 6 tsp = 25-30 ml = 600-650 drops

1% dilution =    5-6 drops essential oil per ounce of carrier oil           Some Common Massage/Carrier Oils

2% dilution = 10-12 drops essential oil per ounce of carrier oil          almond, olive, jojoba, sesame, sunflower,

3% dilution = 15-18 drops essential oil per ounce of carrier oil          avocado, and more

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