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QLD health issues warning to parents about giving children essential oils

Queensland Health have issued a warning to parents about children ingesting essential oils: “Essential oils are NOT safe to consume.”

In a post on their Facebook page QLD Health they shared, “WARNING Essential oils are not safe to consume and can result in poisoning if ingested, especially for young children.

“Only use medicines as directed by a medical professional and always check product guidelines before use.”

The post has since attracted over 2200 shares and thousands of comments and reactions.

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Tracy has been a digital content producer for the past 9 years. Mum of two boys, slowly finding her way through the tween and teen years at the same time. Beach lover. Terrible housekeeper. Tea drinker. Wine sipper, who sadly can't eat cheese or ice cream. Life is cruel!