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.
Carrier oils help to dilute the strength of the pure essential oils and are used when oils are going to be applied to the skin. Diluted oils can be stored in plastic containers, typically PET plastics, which are less expensive than glass containers.
A carrier oil is any lipid-based substance used to dilute essential oils.. Typically, HDPE plastic as well as plastics number 1 (PETE) and 2 are safe for use with .
While glass is always the best choice for EOs, it may surprise you to learn that certain plastics are typically considered suitable for essential oils.