Fortunately, most people that use essential oils never experience any type of adverse reaction. However, some do, and in most cases their experience is both
A small proportion of people may experience skin irritation, allergic reactions, or cross-sensitivity to essential oils. Cross-sensitivity is the potential for an allergic reaction to similar substances (for example, if you are allergic to ragweed, you might also be allergic to chamomile essential oils).
Essential oils do not contain allergens. True allergic responses occur when the body has an inappropriate immune reaction after consumption or exposure to a .
If a reaction occurs from inhaling a diffused essential oil, immediately turn off the diffuser and remove yourself from the area of diffusion. If leaving the area is not .
As I share essential oils with people, I sometimes find that someone believes they are. them to sneeze or have another symptom of an allergy, such as a rash.