Safety and Guidelines


Persons with a Bleeding disorder essential oil safety list.


Some Essential Oils to avoid:

Clove Bud, Cinnamon Leaf, Bay Laurel, Ginger, Tumeric,Wintergreen,Peppermint, Cornmint, Sweet Birch, Orange, Tangerine, Mandarin, Clary Sage, Marjoram, Lemongrass, Orange Grapefruit and any other essential oils from the Citrus family EXCEPT  FOR LEMON,LIME,& BERGAMOT ONLY.
Natrapath doctors do recommend to avoid isArnica lotion lotion, gel or Arnica herb flowers. Thining of blood may occur with Arnica because arnica works with a person who clots normally

Some Oils that can be used in moderation:

Hyssop, Rosemary, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Melissa, Neroli, Oregano, Thyme, Clary Sage, and Lemon.

Some Essential Oils that might assist in reducing hemorrhages:

Rosewood, Labdanum, Myrrh, Cypress,Lavender,Geranium, Rose, Sandalwood, Helichrysum, Lemon

Some Essential Oils that might assistin contracting blood vessels:

Chamomile, Cypress, Rose, Helichrysum, Lemon, and Tea Tree

       Some Essential Oils that might ease stress and swelling:  

 Lavender, Melissa (diffusion only), Frankincense,Labdanum, Neroli (diffusion only), Bergamot (diffusion only), Coriander, Cypress, Helichrysum, Chamomile,Geranium,  Ravensara, Rose, Sandalwood, Valerian ,Spikenard, Basil, Patchouli, Floral oils, Tree oils

Some Essential oil that may ease nose bleeds:
Cypress, Lavender, Frankincense and Helichrysum.


The International Federation of Aromatherapists Code of Ethics states –

No aromatherapist should ever recommend the use essential oils for internal ingestion or internal application nor shall any aromatherapist advocate or promote such use of essential oils unless the practicing aromatherapist has medical, naturopathic, herbalist, clinical certified or similar qualifications and holds an insurance policy which specifically covers the internal application of essential oils. (IFA code of ethics. Simply Essential, No. 11 December 1993).


Essential oil Guideline and Safety for Everyone

Essential Oils are completely safe substances when used properly within certain guidelines.
However, many of the oils are potentially harmful if misused.  

Please be aware of the following precautionary information.

This information is good for both bleeders and non bleeders

Very Toxic Oils

Aniseed, Mugwort, Pennyroyal, Wintergreen
Be extremely cautious when you must use these oils, using only small
amounts and storing them safely away from children.

Semi-Toxic Oils

Cassia, Birch, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clove, Fennel, Lemon, Thyme
All of these, plus Orange and Eucalyptus, can also become increasingly
toxic if used repeatedly over a period of time.

Some oils must be avoided during pregnancy or cases of epilepsy.
Some oils can be skin irritants or cause skin discoloration under certain

The oils which pertain to these categories are specified below,
and are also indicated by category number on the
60 Basic Botanicals Chart & Professional Essential Oils Chart

Pregnancy – Avoid

Basil, Clary Sage, Hyssop, Juniper-Berry, Marjoram, Myrrh,
Pennyroyal, Rosemary and large amounts of Peppermint
Any of them can prematurely induce labor. Also avoid the very toxic
and semi-toxic oils, to protect the fetus.

Epilepsy – Avoid

Fennel, Sage and large amounts of Rosemary or Hyssop
These could provoke an unwanted epileptic reaction IF a person has a
predisposition to this condition.

Be Aware of the Skin Irritants

All Citrus oils (except Bergamot), Black Pepper, Cinnamon Bark,
Citronella, Clove, Ginger, Lemongrass, Melissa, Nutmeg and large
amounts of Cinnamon Leaf or Peppermint

Exposure to direct Sunlight

Avoid direct sunlight after application of Bergamot. Otherwise, skin
discoloration may result due to increased photosensitivity.

Persons with Asthma

Use smaller amounts of any of the essential oils. The amounts can then
be increased gradually if there is no sign of an adverse reaction.

Never take essential internally very dangerous and is not considered safe by any medical

standards or by any qualified trained Certified  Aroma-therapists


Essential oils are to never be digested since essential oils are concentrated and are ideal for use as inhalation,in a bath,  or applied directly to the skin with a carrier oil. The oil will slowly go through the skin to the bloodstream which acts like a time release capsule. This does not overload the liver and vital organs. Essential are not for digesting instead consider fresh herbs for digesting. Digesting a oil can overload liver cause serious damage to organs or worse cause death so please be wise and careful not do take internally.


There is no such thing as “Theraputic Grade” essential oils. All oils are therapeutic!  That term “Theraputic Grade” is a Pyramid  Multi-level Marketing  made up term.


Bleeding Safety list according to Second Edition Essential Oil Safety Robert Tisserand Page 117

The statements on this site has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.