- Essential oils to be avoided during entire pregnancy are ajawan, angelica, anise star, aniseed, basil bay laurel, calamintha, cedarwood, celery seed, cinnamon leaf, citronella, clary sage, clove, cumin, fennel, hyssop, juniper, lovage, marjoram, myrrh, nutmeg, parsley, snakeroot, Spanish sage, tarragon, thyme
- Essential oils to be avoided the first 4 months of pregnancy are peppermint, rose, and rosemary.
For high blood pressure: Avoid hyssop, rosemary, sage, and thyme.
For diabetes: Avoid angelica.
For epilepsy: avoid fennel, hyssop, rosemary, and all types of sage
For Sensitive Skin: If you have very sensitive skin, it is always important to do a patch test when trying out these essential oils. basil, bay laurel, benzoin, cade, cananga, cedarwood, chamomile, citronella, garlic, geranium, ginger, hops, jasmine, lemon, lemongrass, melissa, litsea cubeba, lovage, mastic, mint, orange, peru balsam, pine, styrax, tea tree, thyme, tolu balsam, turmeric, turpentine, valerian, vanilla, verbena, violet, yarrow, ylang ylang.