When you bath in oil and absorb the oil can it get you fat

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reaper89971

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I have a question about essential oil bathing. I started essential oil bathing recently and i have been using a little too much oil cause im not sure how many drops of each oil to use when i bath. When you bath and use say 5 oils how many drops of each oil should you use. Im am doing it for muscle recovery and blood circulation. Im wondering though when you bath in oil and absorb it through your skin is that the same as eating oil. Does the oil store on your body like it would if you ate it. Or does it not work that way. Cause the carrier oils contain lots of fat. When you absorb that, can you store that fat like when you eat oil. Anyone know the answer to this question. I don't want to gain weight because im bathing in oil you know what i mean.
 
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I am quite certain you are not going to gain weight bathing in oils. But you are highly diluting the oils in a tub full and water and I would say you are losing all the benefits of the EO's. It would be much more effective to mix your EO's in a carrier oil and rub them on as a leave-on product, although that will leave you a bit oily. Drops in a tub of water will simply make 0 difference in my opinion.
 

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This might clear up your confusion on skincare fats and calories...

See here: Will my skin soak up the calories in skin cream?

From a nutritional standpoint, eating healthy fats doesn't make you fat, it can help build muscle and lose body fat. This might be an interesting article...


 
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