Suggested amounts for various applications:
Massage oil: 10 drops to an ounce carrier oil
Acute topical use: 25 drops to an ounce carrier oil
Neat: Best to dilute all oils. However 1-2 drops of non- irritating oils (like Lavender, Ravensara, etc.) may be fine in some instances.
Facial: 10 drops to 1oz carrier oil
Hair/scalp: 20 drops to 1oz carrier oil
Inhalation/steam: 5-7 drops
Humidifier: 3-6 drops
Bath: 5-15 drops per bath
Compress: 4-6 drops per bowl water
Dry Brush: 1-3 drops
Hair Brush: 1-3 drops
(For children and the elderly cut amounts in half)
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