Essential Oil Safety & Disclaimer

The information provided by Amber Heart Wellness on our website and through our social media channels has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.

The information provided by Amber Heart Wellness is for personal information and interest only. It is not intended to offer professional medical advice or treatment for any condition. You should not use our site or information therein to treat health conditions or to self-diagnose. We recommend that you consult your doctor if you have any health concerns.

Please note that Amber Heart Wellness accepts no liability for misuse of essential oils or any of the products it provides and sells, or for any reliance on the information provided by us via our website or other social media channels.

Essential oils are highly concentrated, powerful liquids. Their potency must be respected and they can be toxic if used incorrectly. The way you handle and use essential oils is very important. Please read the following advice to help ensure that you use essential oils safely and effectively. Please note that this list does not constitute a complete safety reference. Please contact us for further information.

  • Certain essential oils are flammable liquids.
  • Keep out of the reach of children.
  • If you have a medical condition and are taking any medication or undergoing any type of medical treatment, you should check with your doctor and a qualified aromatherapist to ensure that it is safe to use aromatherapy in conjunction with your prescribed treatment.
  • Certain essential oils should be avoided during pregnancy.
  • Always consult a qualified aromatherapist before using essential oils with babies and children.
  • Do not ingest essential oils, and avoid all contact with the mouth, eyes, and mucous membranes.
  • With only a few exceptions, we do not recommend applying essential oils undiluted to the skin, as they can cause irritation.
  • Certain essential oils (i.e. spices) can cause skin irritation for people with sensitive skin. If you have sensitive skin, we recommend performing a small patch test prior to using any new oil or product.
  • A few essential oils, such as Bergamot and other citrus oils, are phototoxic. That means they can cause skin sensitization and skin discoloration in bright sunlight. These oils should be not be applied to the skin before direct exposure to sunlight.