Disclaimers and Warnings

All recipes, unless otherwise noted, are my own creations. Any similarity to recipes in the private or public domain are completely coincidental, and not an intentional copyright infringement.

Any information that I provide about oils, fragrances, herbs and/or butters is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to treat, cure, prevent, or diagnose any disease or condition, nor to prescribe in any way. 

The information is an accumulation of years of study from various sources, published and on-line. This information may not be complete, or entirely accurate. I do not accept liability for its use or misuse. Additionally, the therapeutic value of essential oils has not been validated by the FDA.  You should seek professional medical advice for any condition or ailment. 

Unique Garden Essences as a company, nor the author as an individual, is  responsible for the use/misuse of essential oils or any compound or product made with essential oils. 

I cannot provide medical advice, dosage information, potential drug/herb reactions or assistance with questions relating to illness or injury. I am not a physician, pharmacist or professional researcher, therefore I am legally restricted from answering these types of questions. Again, any herbal or essential oil information that I provide is strictly for educational purposes only  and it may be incomplete, or even found to be scientifically untrue.

While herbalists may use particular herbs and the oils derived from herbs to remedy certain maladies, the FDA has not approved them for treatment, and any information offered is not intended to replace the advice of a medical practitioner. Seek medical attention when you have any ailment or malady. Do not self treat with the information offered here. Consult your physician and fully disclose any herbal supplements that you may take/or have taken.

Never take an essential oil internally, even if it is food grade quality, without being under the care of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Misuse of many herbs, and any essential oil can cause physical harm, even death!  

Consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, and then only give them the gentlest oils, at extremely low doses. Keep all essential oils and herbs out of the reach of children. 

If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner and your medical physician. Disregarding this warning may negatively impact your health and could cost you your life!