How to do I do a patch test?

  • Place a small amount of the product on your inner forearm.
  • Apply a sterile dressing and keep the area dry during the test.
  • If you feel the onset of any irritation or if any reaction occurs immediately remove the bandage and wash the area with mild soap and water.
  • If no irritation occurs within 48 hours the product should be safe for you to use. However there is no guarantee that you will not develop irritation or allergy to an essential oil over time.
  • Even if a particular essential oil does not irritate you be aware that it could still pose problems for someone else.
  • Also keep in mind that if you are allergic to a particular plant you are more likely to be allergic to that botanicals essential oil.