safety guidelines – Alliance of International Aromatherapists Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:22:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Internal Use Statement Sun, 09 Dec 2012 02:01:01 +0000 Continue reading ]]> AIA does not endorse internal therapeutic use (oral, vaginal or rectal) of essential oils unless recommended by a health care practitioner trained at an appropriate clinical level. An appropriate level of training must include chemistry, anatomy, diagnostics, physiology, formulation guidelines and safety issues regarding each specific internal route (oral, vaginal or rectal).  Please refer to the AIA Safety Guidelines for essential oil use.