Top Festive Essential Oils For The Holidays |

Feb 21, 2023 9:29:42 AM | 12 essential oils of the holidays Top Festive Essential Oils For The Holidays |

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Here are some of our favorite essential oils to diffuse around the holidays! 
  1. Peppermint

  2. Cinnamon
  3. Nutmeg
  4. Cardamom
  5. Ginger
  6. Cloves

Safety Recommendations

Peppermint M. ×piperita essential oil is on the FDA Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) list [3].

Peppermint M. ×piperita essential oil does contain some constituents that can be toxic: menthol, menthone, piperitone, and thymol. Peppermint M. ×piperita oil has been known to cause allergic reactions in the mouth, neck, and throat. These reactions were noted when peppermint M. ×piperita oil was consumed in large doses. If you are pregnant or nursing, suffering from any medical condition or taking medication, consult a Registered Aromatherapist before use. Avoid your eyes and mucous membranes. Always dilute essential oils appropriately.

Want to learn more about the holistic and safe use of essential oils?

You can view ACHS’s guidance on essential oil safety and best practices by downloading our Aromatherapy Safety ebook by clicking here.

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Tracey Abell, ACHS President

Written By: Tracey Abell, ACHS President

Tracey has always had a passion for natural health and joined American College of Healthcare Sciences in 2002. Tracey has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Master of Science in Education, specializing in Leadership in Higher Education from Capella University. She also studied massage therapy at East West College of Healing Arts and aromatherapy at ACHS. Tracey serves on the Commission of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and as a DEAC accreditation standards evaluator, specializing in Business Standards and Title IV requirements. She is a former board member of the Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals. Tracey enjoys travel and has spent time throughout Europe and in Thailand, Australia, and India. She loves spending time in her garden and exploring the beautiful Pacific NW and beyond!