Each single essential oil and essential oil blend sold by Young Living is categorized below into three areas: aromatic (inhalation), topical application and dietary supplement (internal consumption). Categorization of each oil is based upon well-documented, scientific information, as well as literature from respected experts in essential oils. This information is intended to guide you in essential oil use; however, qualified health professionals may offer additional guidance and should be contacted for disease or serious health conditions. Also, see individual bottles labels for specific directions.
Green Dilution is not required. Suitable for topical use on all but the most sensitive skin. Generally safe for younger children. Diffuse up to 1 hour three times daily.
Yellow - Dilution recommended. Diffuse up to 30 minutes three times daily
Orange - Avoid using on areas of the skin that are frequently exposed to prolonged sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying to skin
Red - always dilute before use. Recommended for adult use only. Take internally only as directed and only if the oil is used as a dietary supplement. Diffuse no more than 10 minutes three times daily in a well-ventilated room.
Blue - Oil is not recommended to be used in the manner indicated