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Are Carrier Oils Gluten Free?

Wheat Germ OilMost Carrier Oils are gluten free. Carrier Oils that are derived from botanical sources that do not produce gluten should be gluten free. I have been reading through a number of articles and forum posts online from those with Celiac Disease and gluten sensitivities. It sounds like the topical application of Wheat Germ Oil may negatively impact individuals who cannot tolerate gluten. I'm reading mixed information about the levels of gluten in Oat Oil, so if you're considering using this oil, do so with caution and verify gluten levels with your source prior to purchase.

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Liquid Sunshine: Vegetable Oils for Aromatherapy
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Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy & Massage
by Len Price with Ian Smith & Shirley Price


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General Safety Information: Use caution when trying any new ingredient, including carrier oils on the skin or in the hair. Those with nut allergies should consult their medical practitioner before coming into contact with nut oils, butters or other nut products. Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Safety information can be found by visiting the Safety Information page. For very in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand. 


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