Q: Is it safe to use essential oils while pregnant or breastfeeding?
A: Yes, there are many applications considered s’afe, though caution is advised. This list of safe essential oils is a great place to start.
Q: Can essential oils really clean the air in your home when diffused?
A: Many essential oils do have antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, and can contribute to air purity in the home.
Q: Why should I use natural products if my parents always used conventional brands and we were healthy?
A: Studies are only recently beginning to show a correlation between chemical exposure and genetic health. Some effects take a generation or two to express after persistent exposure to harmful chemicals. The length of time required to see some effects prevents most people from connecting the dots from cause to effect.