Some of the oils that are safe for internal use are many of the citrus oils such as lemon, lime and wild orange. Black pepper, cardamom, fennel or oregano, mint, rosemary, incense. TESTING: Before buying essential oils, do your research. See how the company tests its products to determine if the oil is safe and pure.
An essential oil that is not pure puts you at risk from germs, heavy metals, and lower quality materials, which can lead to irritation, adverse effects, or illness. By now, you know that I use doterra oils, and the main reason I chose doTERRA was because of their tests. doTERRA oils go through 8 different tests that are evaluated by an independent third party laboratory. Test results can be seen for each bottle of oil, so you can be sure there are no added fillers, synthetic ingredients, or harmful contaminants in your essential oils.
Read more about doTERRA testing HERE. If it is an essential oil for internal use (as indicated on the bottle) and it is 100% pure, it can be used internally. Joshua Yorgason, MD - Otolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat surgeon), member of the doTERRA Medical Advisory Board Introduction. It contains all of the individual oils currently available in doTERRA (excluding promotional products), their general scents and some highlights of their benefits.
Essential oil company doTERRA also openly advocates for the ingestion of essential oils in its “how to use essential oils” guide on its website. Welcome back to Essential Oil Solutions with doTERRA, the podcast where you'll hear interesting, useful and simple daily uses of essential oils from experts in the field. And I had my “aha” moment with the first doTERRA essential oil I used, which was oregano. doTERRA plays a huge role in pioneering this concept in many ways, and I am very grateful to them for that.
This is one of my favorite things about doTERRA is its commitment to quality because, unfortunately, not all of them have the same standards. doTERRA recommends that you strictly follow dosage recommendations according to labels and any other professional or medical recommendations given to you for your individual health. And it wasn't until I found doTERRA that I felt comfortable taking essential oils internally. And listeners may or may not know that doTERRA already offers pre-made supplements and softgels that include their essential oils, which is great.