Dilution of essential oils is done with a carrier oil when applying the oils topically. The carrier oil helps “carry” the essential oil deeper into the skin. Many oils can be applied “neat,” or undiluted. But for infants, children, elderly, or when using “hot” oils, it’s important to know how much to dilute. Above you will find doTERRA’s easy to follow, suggested dilution chart. Check out our site today to find out the several benefits of diluting your oils with a carrier.