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Is It Safe to Ingest Essential Oils?

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Is It Safe to Ingest Essential Oils?

For thousands of years, humans have ingested plants in the form of food as well as plant parts and extracts as herbal health products and teas from leaves and flowers, which contain essential oils. One could argue that it should also be safe to ingest essential oils in small quantities, just as we have been doing when ingesting plants containing essential oils. Then why is there an ongoing concern about the internal use of essential oils?

8 Reasons I Use Essential Oils Internally

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8 Reasons I Use Essential Oils Internally

Among the single oils doTERRA offers currently, 37 are safe for internal use. Using the oils for internal purposes means that you go beyond putting them on your skin to ingest them for their specific benefits to various organs or cells. There are several ways to take oils internally; you can cook with the oils, take them in beverages, or put them in a veggie capsule to swallow. To find out more about the science of using oils internally, check out the article Can Essential Oils Be Taken Internally.Using oils internally is a method that is best used only when you have...