Aromahead EO; Dilution amount 1% For children between 5-12 years old, elders, pregnant women and those with serious health conditions, essential oils are to be diluted to a maximum of 1%, (a total of five to six drops of essential oil to 1 oz of carrier oil). Skin application and direct inhalation should be avoided for children younger than five years old. We recommend hydrosols, carrier oils and butters instead. The occasional use of lavender for first aid on children 2 and over is fine.
The U17 girls' Oak Brook Soccer Club does knee exercises during practice Aug. 28, 2014 in Oak Brook, Ill. Some doctors are saying they're seeing more ACL tears than in the past, and at younger ages, so many teams are spending more time on drills designed to prevent knee damage. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/MCT)