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Are Better Essentials oils Food Grade? 

What are food grade oils? 

The FDA has a list of certain essential oils which are considered to be Generally Regarded As Safe (GRAS) for internal consumption.  These may be included as additives in the food that you eat or buy at the store.  The essential oils on this list, if 100% pure and unadulterated, are considered to be "Food Grade" essential oils.  By this definition, many Better Essentials oils are Food Grade.  

Can Better Essentials oils be used internally? 

This often raises the question, can Better Essentials be used internally?  As a company, we do not advocate the internal use of any essential oils, regardless of their quality.  We take this approach because of our belief that the aromatic and topical uses are both safer and more effective than taking essential oils internally.  Essential oils are highly concentrated substances, and if used improperly, can cause serious damage to your body.  Better Essentials are 100% pure, unadulterated essential oils.  

List of Better Essentials oils that are Food Grade

Basil

Bergamot

Cassia

Clary Sage

Ginger

Grapefruit

Lavender

Lemon

Lime

Orange

Peppermint

Roman Chamomile

Rosemary

Thyme

Ylang Ylang

Have more questions? 

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page, or email us at hello@betteressentials.com if you have any other questions!