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NAHA is frequently asked about techniques such as "drop therapies" which commonly use undiluted, dermal sensitizing essential oils, internal use, undiluted application as well as questions about companies who recommend the indiscriminate use of essential oils. Here are our safety statements regarding each of these modalities.
Do not take essential oils internally without appropriate advanced aromatherapy education and understanding of the safety issues involved in doing so. Essential oils are commonly used internally throughout the world. Some individuals are doing so without the appropriate knowledge or understanding of safety concerns. NAHA does not support the indiscriminate or uneducated internal use of essential oils. If essential oils are used internally, we recommend doing so under the guidance of a knowledgeable health professional or by selecting professionally formulated products intended for internal use. To learn more, we recommend you receive education from a NAHA approved school. NAHA is dedicated to promoting education in this area so that internal use is better understood, and if done, is performed safely and effectively.
*To find clinics that specialize in prescribing essential oils, click here: https://naha.org/marketplace/#clinics
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