HOW TO DILUTE ESSENTIAL OILS | CLEAR AND SIMPLE

HOW TO DILUTE ESSENTIAL OILS | CLEAR AND SIMPLE

We get asked this question so often, and yet we still see (a lot of) confusion. The calculations provided here should demystify and make it clear and simple.

 

So, how to Dilute Essential Oils?

The variations of this question are:​

  • How many drops of Essential Oils to add to Carrier Oils?

  • How much Carrier Oil to use?

  • How to calculate Essential Oil drops?

  • How much Essential Oil should I add to Carrier Oils?

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We are not addressing the specific dilution for different Essential Oils or Essential Oil Safety Guidelines: here, we are going to unravel the "mysteries" of

How to calculate Essential Oil Dilution Percentages and Drops - and you will find that Essential Oil Dilution is actually rather simple!

All you have to remember is one simple equation:

  • Essential Oil 1% Dilution in 10ML Carrier Oil = 3 Drops

 

  • Essential Oil 2% Dilution in 10ML Carrier Oil = 6 Drops

 

  • Essential Oil 3% Dilution in 10ML Carrier Oil = 9 Drops

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What's the Math behind Essential Oil Dilution?

What if you have 15ML or 30ML or 60ML bottles of Carrier Oil you would like to add Essential Oil to?

 

Use this Formula, and just change the Capacity:

1% DILUTION = (Capacity of Bottle / 10) x 3 Drops

= Number of Essential Oil Drops

Example 1A: 15ML Carrier Oil

Essential Oil 1% Dilution in a 15ML Bottle of Carrier Oil

= (15/10) x 3 Drops

= 4.5 Drops of Essential Oil

Example 2A: 60ML Carrier Oil

Essential Oil 1% Dilution in a 60ML Bottle of Carrier Oil

= (60/10) x 3 Drops

= 18 Drops of Essential Oil

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