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Essential Oils Dermal Limits

Here are 50 essential oils with their scientific and common names, along with their dermal limits (maximum recommended concentrations for safe skin application)

essential oil safety

1. Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) - 1.7%
2. Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) - 15%
3. Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) - 20%
4. Peppermint (Mentha x piperita) - 5.4%
5. Lemon (Citrus limon) - 2%
6. Frankincense (Boswellia carterii) - 5.9%
7. Roman Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis) - 0.4%
8. Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) - 6.5%
9. Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) - 17.5%
10. Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata) - 0.8%
11. Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) - 0.4%
12. Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea) - 0.25%
13. Sandalwood (Santalum album) - 2%
14. Cedarwood (Juniperus virginiana) - 2.5%
15. Juniper Berry (Juniperus communis) - 2.5%
16. Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) - 3.8%
17. Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens) - 2.5%
18. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) - 1%
19. Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides) - 1%
20. Orange (Citrus sinensis) - 1.25%
21. Bergamot Mint (Mentha citrata) - 1%
22. Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) - 0.7%
23. Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) - 2.5%
24. Marjoram (Origanum majorana) - 2.5%
25. Neroli (Citrus aurantium) - 0.1%
26. Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii) - 4%
27. Spearmint (Mentha spicata) - 1.7%
28. Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) - 1.3%
29. Black Pepper (Piper nigrum) - 2.5%
30. Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) - 5.1%
31. Petitgrain (Citrus aurantium) - 0.9%
32. Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum) - 5.5%
33. Lemon Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus citriodora) - 20%
34. Cinnamon Bark (Cinnamomum verum) - 0.6%
35. Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) - 1%
36. Bergamot FCF (Citrus bergamia) - 0.4%
37. Laurel Leaf (Laurus nobilis) - 0.5%
38. Lime (Citrus aurantiifolia) - 0.7%
39. Melissa (Melissa officinalis) - 0.9%
40. Basil (Ocimum basilicum) - 0.4%
41. Oregano (Origanum vulgare) - 1.1%
42. Rosewood (Aniba rosaeodora) - 6.5%
43. Black Spruce (Picea mariana) - 0.7%
44. Blue Tansy (Tanacetum annuum) - 0.5%
45. Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia) - 1%
46. Carrot Seed (Daucus carota) - 2%
47. Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) - 0.9%
48. Anise (Pimpinella anisum) - 1%
49. Eucalyptus Radiata (Eucalyptus radiata) - 20%
50. Helichrysum Italicum (Helichrysum italicum) - 5.5%

Fragrance Oils:

Check out our blog post about essential oils and fragrance oils

Here is a list of fragrance oils that we use in our products:

*Tobacco Vanilla (used in our Vanilla Smoke products and Oatmeal Honey Soap)

*Bay Rum (used in our Lunar Veil products)

*If pregnant or suffering from illness, consult a doctor before use. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. As with all products, users should test a small amount prior to normal extended use. Oils and ingredients can be combustible. Use caution when exposing to heat or when laundering linens that have been exposed to this product and then exposed to heat of the dryer. This product can expose you to chemicals including methyl alcohol, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov or our Proposition 65 page.

Please note that these dermal limits are general recommendations and can vary based on factors such as age, skin sensitivity, and individual reactions. Always perform a patch test and consult with a certified aromatherapist before using essential oils, especially at higher concentrations.

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