A good rule of thumb when seeking to make a 2% dilution is to add 12 drops of essential oil to each fl. ounce (30 ml) of cold pressed carrier oil, lotion, vegetable butter or other natural lipid/moisturizer.
ESSENTIAL OIL DILUTION. Essential oils are highly concentrated. To dilute them
Also, you estimate you need about a tablespoon of carrier oil for this use. Now, 1 tablespoon is equal to 3 teaspoons or 15 ml. So you'd go to row 4 (15ml) and column 3 (2%) in the chart above and discover that you need to use 9 drops of peppermint essential oil in your tablespoon of almond oil.
The individual needs of a person and the oil being used should also be considered. Also, just because 1% dilution (1 drop of essential oil per teaspoon of carrier oil) is considered appropriate for a situation does not mean that all essential oils can be used at that concentration.
Blending essential oils to achieve a desired aroma and/or benefit can be tricky, but with a basic understanding of skin care oils, recommended batch size and .
The same is true when it comes to essential oil blending ratios. Like most essential oil blending concepts, it comes down to what you like. With that said, I'm