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Friday, September 30, 2016

They Aren't Essential And Can Be Dangerous

"That's not a lot! And parents should note the hazard applies to every kind of essential oil, but especially when it comes to camphor, clove, lavender, eucalyptus, thyme, tea tree, and wintergreen oils. Making sure not to overuse an application is key in preventing a poisoning accident.

"What makes the oils, which are also sometimes diffused into the air, especially dangerous for kids is that many smell good and may seem appealing to eat. That is why proper storage in a locked cabinet is key. Loden further notes kids' skin is thinner and may absorb oil applied to them more quickly than adults."

Warning: Essential Oils Are Poisoning More and More Kids

"Although medicinal use of essential oils is seen as pseudoscience in the healthcare community,[13] essential oils retain considerable popular use among advocates of alternative medicine."

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