This dilution guide is based on information found in Essential Oil Safety. The dilution ratio depends on the situation, the age of the individual, and the type of oil .
The recommended dilution ratio for this age group is .25% (1 drop per 4. The maximum recommended dilution in Essential Oil Safety is 0.6% (about 7 drops in
Dilution is especially important for infants and young children. For babies older than 3 months, the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) recommends a safe dilution ratio of .5 to 1 percent, compared to a 2.5 to 10 percent dilution for adults.
Dilution Recommendations. When using essential oils on babies and children, it is always best to dilute the pure essential oil with a carrier oil. For older children, dilute 1-2 drops of essential oil with 1/2-1 tsp. of carrier oil. For newborns and infants, dilute 1-2 drops in 2 Tbs. of carrier oil.
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