Pregnancy: Oils to avoid
Due to the effects of these oils on the reproductive organs, and the sensitivity of the foetus, they should not be used at all during pregnancy.
* Anise star
* Bay laurel
* Cedarwood (all types)
* Celery seed
* Cinnamon (leaf)
* Clary sage
* Fennel (sweet)
* Thyme (red)
High blood pressure: Oils to avoid
* Black pepper
Low blood pressure: Oils to avoid
* Ylang Ylang
Diabetes: Oils to avoid
Kidney problems: Oils that should be avoided
Homeopathic treatments: Oils to avoid
Depression: Oils to avoid
Epilepsy: Oils to avoid
Oils that are phototoxic
These are oils which can cause the skin to darken (in patches, not in a tan) if exposed to direct sunlight.
* Angelica root
Sensitive skin: Oils to avoid
These oils may cause eczema or dermatitis with people who have sensitive skin.
* Tea Tree
* Ylang Ylang
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