These are a few of the more popular dilutions for pure essential oils.
|Application||# of Drops||Amount of Carrier|
|Massage Oil \ Lotion||50 - 60||4 ounces oil|
|Ointment||50 - 60||2 ounces oil|
|Topical Application||50 - 60||1 ounces oil|
|Compress||5||8 ounces water|
|Bath||5 - 15||tub full of water|
|Foot Bath||8 - 10||bowl of water|
|Facial Sauna||2 - 5||bowl of warm water|
|Facial Mask||2 - 3||1 tsp clay|
|Facial Oil||6 - 8||1 / 3 ounce oil|
|Cleanser||10 - 15||4 ounces oil|
|Hair Oil||10 - 20||1 ounce oil|
|Body Mist||10 - 20||4 ounces water|
|Room Spray||20 - 30||4 ounces water|
Remember that with essential oils, one drop goes a long way. Pure essential oils are volatile oils that easily penetrate the skin and some may cause skin irritation or sensitivity if not properly diluted in a carrier oil or lotion, or if used in high concentrations. Always be sure to use only pure essential oils from a trusted source.