Prolonged use brings a risk of burning of the mucous membranes, and possible upset of gut flora. Overconsumption can cause possible liver or kidney toxicity.
The most common uses are Direct inhalation (diffusers, heat, spritzers, steaming, baths); Secondary inhalation (cleaning products, air fresheners); and Topical application (salves, compresses or with massage).
When you are ready to add some supplementary services, adding Energetic Therapy and/or acupuncture for releasing blockages, and massage for improved lymph flow are excellent supplements to your healthy diet and exercise program.
Don't be afraid eat “good “ fats like raw nuts, avocados, coconut and olive oil, and even butter or ghee from grass fed cows!
They affect one’s relationships, social life, and Job, as well as mental/emotional health.