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Often used as a part of complementary or alternative medicine, essential oils, or concentrated extracts taken from the roots, leaves, seeds or blossoms of plants, are often claimed to have significant beneficial effects.
In this article, we’ll be looking at how valid those claims are and to what extent using essential oils is safe.
The use of essential oils is normally connected with relaxation and there is some evidence that the use of certain oils can promote feelings of wellbeing. For example, lavender or cedarwood oil have a demonstrable effect on sufferers of insomnia.
Other oils, such as peppermint or fennel can be used to soothe the digestive tract and CBD oil has recently become very popular for its supposed ability to combat inflammation and depression.
It should be noted however that clinical tests on the effectiveness of most essential oils have found their beneficial effects to be largely psychosomatic or the evidence for their effectiveness to be anecdotal at best.
The main issue with essential oils is that they are not regulated by the FDA. This means that there isn’t the same kind of oversight that you would expect for a new medication coming on to the market.
This means that it is much harder to ascertain exactly what ingredients are contained in bottles of essential oils, including potential allergens.
In high quantities, oils like peppermint and cedarwood can act as irritants and should not be applied to the skin or ingested. However, because essential oils are regarded as “natural” most users to not approach their use with the same caution they might use with standard medication.
If you do plan to use essential oils, there are a few steps you can take to ensure that you are using them in a safe manner:
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