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Essential oil flavoured water

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Joern Sun 22-Oct-17 19:22:16

Keep your body hydrated by adding a few drops of Orange Plus oil and other Plus oils to your water for a burst of flavour. Low calorie, low cost alternative to fizzy drinks. No sweetener required, 100% natural.

Trills Sun 22-Oct-17 19:23:33

No.

Reported.

LaurieFairyCake Sun 22-Oct-17 19:28:41

No, it’s not a good idea to randomly add essential oils to water confusedhmm

A lot of them are poisonous even in small quantities- essential oils are very highly concentrated

Joern Sun 22-Oct-17 19:28:44

Thank you

Joern Sun 22-Oct-17 19:30:22

I came across this topic reading a blog. Appreciate your thoughts and comments.

scaevola Sun 22-Oct-17 19:31:57

You keep you baby hydrated by during the (non-alcoholic, non-brackish) fluid of your choice whenever you are thirsty.

No snake oil required.

StealthPolarBear Sun 22-Oct-17 19:34:01

Keep your body hydrated
Aka drinking

ShirleyPhallus Sun 22-Oct-17 19:34:51

I agree with you. About 60% olive oil to 40% water makes for a refreshing drink imo

scaevola Sun 22-Oct-17 19:48:29

Let's try that again! My keyboard is being excessively cranky this evening.

"You keep you body hydrated by drinking the (non-alcoholic, non-brackish) fluid of your choice whenever you are thirsty."

"No snake oil required."

Acopyofacopy Sun 22-Oct-17 19:58:51

Stupid idea. Why not add a slice of orange to your water?

Trills Sun 22-Oct-17 20:18:28

You sound like you are trying to sell this stuff.

Callamia Sun 22-Oct-17 20:24:30

No.
You do not just shove some essential oils in water. It doesn't dilute them, because the oil just sits on top of the water. If you want to fuck up your oesophagus, then go ahead - but it's unsafe.

Joern Sun 22-Oct-17 20:25:40

I have a job. Thank you very much. I am looking for advice. Ever so aggressive.

SparklyMagpie Sun 22-Oct-17 20:27:19

Advice on what?!

MarthaArthur Sun 22-Oct-17 20:28:33

I drank essential oils once and ended up sick in hospital with a blistered throat and stomach.

MayFayner Sun 22-Oct-17 20:30:30

I just drink water on its own confused

Joern Sun 22-Oct-17 20:30:36

I have found my answer. Not safe as it will sit on top of water and might damage the oesophagus. I will stick to the good old green tea to loose weight.

Joern Sun 22-Oct-17 20:31:12

grin

PurpleDaisies Sun 22-Oct-17 20:31:43

Huh?

Trills Sun 22-Oct-17 20:47:10

You didn't ask a question.

You just instructed us to add (a brand name?) essential oil to water.

Which is a silly idea.

CarolineMumsnet (MNHQ) Sun 22-Oct-17 20:50:53

Erm. So. Think best if we take this one down, and stick to the wine. Cheers for the reports.

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