Essential Oil Dilution Chart*
1% babies, young children, pregnant women and elderly for regular use
2-3% healthy adults for regular use
4% healthy adults for specific areas or short term use ex: face or foot cream
5% healthy adults for very small areas short term ex: scar treatment
|Carrier Oil||1% dilution||2-3% dilution||4% dilution||5% dilution|
|1 ounce||6 drops|
|1 ounce||12-20 drops|
|1 ounce||24-26 drops|
|1 ounce||30-32 drops|
*This essential oil dilution chart is accurate assuming the chosen essential oil is safe and appropriate for the person and ailment.
Products with greater than a 5% dilution are generally not recommended for use in skin care; these potent substances are more suitable for aromatic medicine or treatment specific aromatherapy.
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