YL KidScents Aren’t Actually Safe for Kids

They are claiming that they created these specially formulated pre-diluted because they take safety for kids seriously… so why do they contain oils that are NOT safe for kids?

GeneYus™ Essential Oil Blend: Caprylic/capric glycerides, Boswellia sacra, Callitris intratropica (Blue Cypress) wood oil, Cedrus atlantica (Cedarwood) wood oil, Melissa officinalis leaf oil, Picea pungens (Blue Spruce?) tree oil, Bursera graveolens (Palo Santo) wood oil, Ferula galbaniflua (Galbanum) resin oil, Prunus amygdalus dulcis (Sweet Almond) oil, Citrus aurantium bergamia (Bergamot) peel oil, Commiphora myrrha (Myrrh) oil, Santalum paniculatum (Sandalwood) wood oil, Pelargonium graveolens (Geranium) flower oil, Aniba rosaeodora (Rosewood) wood oil, Cananga odorata (Ylang Ylang) flower oil, Hyssopus officinalis (Hyssop) leaf oil, Picea mariana (Black spruce) leaf oil, Rosa damascena (Rose) flower oil

Melissa officinalis – avoid topical use on children under 2
Ylang Ylang – avoid topical use on children under 2
Hyssop – avoid using (all routes) on children under 2

This blend also contains Sweet Almond oil, which could be a problem for those with nut allergies. But if you go to YL’s website it is only listed in the ingredient list by it’s plant name – the words “Sweet Almond” are NOT on the label!

Owie™ Essential Oil Blend: Caprylic/capric glycerides, Abies balsamea (Idaho Balsam Fir) needle oil, Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea tree) leaf oil, Helichrysum italicum flower oil, Canarium luzonicum (Elemi) gum oil, Cistus ladaniferus (Cistus) oil, Chamaecyparis obtusa (Hinoki) oil, Eugenia caryophyllus (Clove) bud oil

Clove bud
– avoid topical use on children under 2

TummyGize™ Essential Oil Blend: Caprylic/capric glycerides, Mentha spicata (Spearmint) leaf extract, Mentha piperita (Peppermint) oil, Citrus reticulata (Tangerine) peel oil, Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) oil, Pimpinella anisum (Anise) seed oil, Zingiber officinale (Ginger) root oil, Elettaria cardamomum (Cardamom)seed oil

Peppermint – avoid using (all routes) on children under 6
Fennel – avoid using (all routes) on children under 5
Anise – avoid using (all routes) on children under 5
Ginger – avoid topical use on children under 2
Cardamom – avoid using on children under 6

SniffleEase™ Essential Oil Blend: Caprylic/capric glycerides, Eucalyptus bicostata (Eucalyptus Blue) oil, Bursera graveolens (Palo Santo) wood oil, Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender) oil, Hyptis suaveolens (Dorado Azul) seed oil, Cinnamomum camphora (Ravintsara) leaf oil, Myrtus communis (Myrtle) oil, Eucalyptus Globulus leaf oil, Origanum majorana (Marjoram) leaf oil, Pinus sylvestris (Pine) leaf oil, Eucalyptus citriodora oil, Cupressus sempervirens (Cypress) leaf/nut/stem oil, Eucalyptus Radiata leaf oil, Picea mariana (Black spruce) leaf oil, Mentha piperita (Peppermint) oil

Myrtle – avoid using on children under 6
Eucalyptus Globulus – avoid using on children under 10
Eucalyptus Radiata – avoid using on children under 10
Peppermint – avoid using (all routes) on children under 6

Note: There is NOTHING on their website that tells what ages these blends are appropriate for, which implies that they are safe for all children.

Info on EO safety from Learning About EO’S

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