Essential oils have also been used for thousands of years for cosmetic purposes, as well as for their spiritually and emotionally uplifting properties. Primarily extracted through careful steam distillation but also through cold pressing, our purest essential oils are far more powerful than the botanicals from which they were extracted. Any time you hold a bottle of our powerful essential oils, you are holding nature's pure essence. Uses of Mood Essentials Oil: Any time you hold a bottle of our powerful essential oils, you are holding the pure essence of health-promoting botanicals that can be diffused, inhaled, applied topically or incorporated into massage to: Inspire a positive emotional state Enhance your physical wellness Purify your home Refine your skin Create deep spiritual awareness ? " Essential oil benefits come from their antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. These healing oils are rapidly growing in popularity because they act as natural medicine without any side effects." Application to skin: Essential oils must not be applied undiluted to the skin. 5 drops of essential oil should be mixed with 10ml of Carrier Oil before application to the skin. Other Information: Essential oils must be kept out of the reach of children and pets. Essential oils, though beneficial for many of the conditions of pregnancy, should be used with caution.