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Essential oils must be diluted in a carrier or base oil before they are applied to the skin as some neat oils may cause irritation. The base oils have therapeutic qualities of their own, which mean that they enhance the qualities of the oils they are blended with and therapists can take the properties of the carrier into consideration when making the blend. When choosing carrier oils, it is important to take into consideration the part of the body being worked on, as some oils are lighter and more easily absorbed than others.   Sweet Almond Oil One of the most common oils and very popular with therapists, sweet almond oil is derived from the kernels of the almond tree. It has a very light, [&hellip

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