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In addition to this list of essential oils that have substantial documentation of safe use, it is important to remember that there are some essential oils that can never be used internally due to their chemical makeup and effect on the body. The following dōTERRA essential oils should never be used internally, in any amount: ............................................... . . . . . Arborvitae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Douglas . . . Fir . . . . . . . . . . . . White . . . Fir . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cedarwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eucalyptus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wintergreen ........... . . . . . Cypress .......................................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spikenard .......................... ............................................... ............................................... ............................................... Research ............................................... ............................................... In addition to the FDA GRAS list, research from the essential oil community continues to substantiate the . . . use . . of . essential . . . . oils. . . While . . . the . . GRAS . . . list . recognizes . . . . . essential . . . . oils . . that . . are . . safe . . to . use . . for . cooking . . . . and . internal ............................................... flavoring . . . . purposes, . . . . continued . . . . . research . . . . shows . . . that . . internal . . . . use . of . . essential . . . . oils . . is not . . only . . safe, . . . but . that . . it . can . . . . the . . . . with . . . . . . . benefits. ................................. provide . . . . . body . . . . . significant ..................................... ............................................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The . . . . . . . Model .................. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . French ....................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . While . . dōTERRA . . . . . accepts . . . . and . . upholds . . . the . . GRAS . . . list, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . other . . research . . . . and . . resources . . . . . support . . . the . . . . of . internal .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . usage . . . for . essential . . . . oils. . . The . . French . . . Model . . . idea . for . essential ..... ............................................... oil application advocates the internal use of essential oils to achieve specific benefits. This model was backed by prominent professionals in the world of aromatherapy like Jean Valnet, Paul Belaiche, and Henri Viaud. The French Model substantiates the idea that essential oils can be used internally for health maintenance and other wellness benefits, as long as correct dosage is applied. As the amount of available research on internal essential oil use grows, traditional internal usage practices are validated, and new uses are continually being discovered. Despite this research, some believe that any ingestion of essential oils will cause toxicity. In the next chapter, you will learn about dosage and toxicity—most importantly that toxic reactions only occur when someone uses a contaminated essential oil, essential oils not approved for internal use, or uses essential oils in an excessive dose.