Essential oils should be stored in airtight containers, mostly ones that are made of glass. However, you can use a plastic container for storing your oils. There are specific types of plastic considered safe for storing essential oils. So, read on to find out.
Plastic #1 (PET or PETE) Polyethylene terephthalate, commonly known as PET or PETE, is a type of plastic which is commonly used for making soda or water bottles. Plastic #2 (HDPE) Just like PET, high-density polyethylene or HDPE is also a type of plastic which is deemed safe for storing food and drink items, and the same can be said for essential oils.
1. Using the Right Container. 2. Keeping Them Away from Heat or Direct Sunlight. 3. Storing Them in Airtight Bottles.