How to preserve essential oils? Do you know how to properly store essential oils? Be sure to learn how to preserve essential oils so that we don't use them that are of poor quality!
Today, I'm going to tell you how to preserve essential oils is important, and share a few tips that I hope will help you.
Here are some ways to preserve essential oils:
1. Tighten the cap of the essential oil bottle after each use
Essential oil has super volatile property. In order to avoid oxidation and rapid volatilization of essential oil, the bottle cap of essential oil must be tightened. It is recommended to open the bottle cap when using it, in order to reduce the number of opening times, the essential oil will deteriorate if it is exposed to air too much.
2. Essential oil should be placed in the shade
Essential oils must avoid exposure to sunlight and strong light. Sunlight is very easy to deteriorate essential oils, so do not put them in direct sunlight, and do not expose them to light, the temperature and intensity of light may also deteriorate essential oils.
3. Avoid high temperature for essential oil
Essential oil besides "be afraid of light" still "be afraid of heat", because this high temperature also is the contraindication of essential oil, must not put essential oil in the place of high temperature at ordinary times, stay away from heat, for instance the bathroom. It is recommended to keep your essential oils in a dry, cool place, not too close to electrical appliances, and not in the kitchen, as this will make your essential oils no longer effective.
4. Essential oil cannot be put into refrigerator
Essential oils to avoid high temperatures, many people think of putting in the refrigerator, which is also wrong. Essential oil storage temperature is room temperature 18-30 degrees, the best temperature is about 25 degrees. Therefore, the low temperature of the refrigerator is not suitable for the preservation of essential oils, and you often use essential oils, so the temperature change will accelerate the deterioration of essential oils.
In this proposal is to preserve essential oil in small wooden box, wood material can not only preserve the composition of essential oil and aroma, but also through the dialogue between plants (spread incense) the best nature of essential oil to play more perfect!
5.Do not touch the bottleneck of essential oil
Drop the oil at a 45 degree tilt and wait for the oil to drop out. It is not recommended to touch the neck with your hand.
About the storage time of essential oils
①Unopened pure essential oil
100% essential oils, such as sandalwood and frankincense, can usually be kept for years. Just like wine, it gets better with age, but be careful about oxidation. It must be sealed!
②Unsealed pure essential oil
Unsealed pure essential oils will store well if stored correctly, for at least 2 years, but if the lid is opened and exposed to air. Essential oils are susceptible to deterioration.