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Measurements for Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy  Measurements  

Use this chart to convert between common measurements used in aromatherapy.

The below measurements are approximations. For measurements regarding drops, the number of actual drops can vary greatly and is especially dependent on the thickness of the oil and the dropper or orifice reducer used.

20 drops ..... 1 ml
75 drops ..... 1 teaspoon
75 drops ..... 1 dram
600 drops ..... 1 ounce
15 ml ..... 1/2 ounce
(.5 ounce)
1 dram ..... 1/8 ounce
 (.125 ounce)
1 dram ..... 3.7 ml
1 ml ..... .033 ounce
1 ml ..... .27 dram
3 teaspoons ..... 1 tablespoon
16 tablespoons ..... 1 cup
1 cup ..... 8 ounces
2 cups ..... 1 pint
4 cups ..... 1 quart
4 quarts ..... 1 gallon

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