How to avoid burns with essential oils

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. --  There have been recent reports of people getting badly burned while using essential oils. FOX 4 invited local expert Mendy Malott into the studio to share some safety tips to avoid burns. If you still have questions for Malott after watching her segment she will be hosting classes or you can email her at


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