Take care to prolong the life of your pure essential oils by storing in a cool, dark, dry place. Sunlight can accelerate the expiration of your essential oils. Some sources recommend using dark amber or cobalt blue colored glass bottles. Use plastic or aluminum for products containing â€œdilutedâ€ essential oils.
Essential oils need to be properly stored in an airtight essential oil-safe bottle. Many essential oil makers question the safety of both plastic and glass bottles when storing the oils and there is not a simple answer. Storage will depend on the essential oils you use.
We should only use plastics that will not breakdown when exposed to essential oils. For instance, doTERRAÂ® uses plastic parts (lids, orifices, diffusers, etc.) .
This very high quality plastic has stronger bonds and longer chain lengths that are not broken up by essential oils. HDPE plastics will not be affected by essential .