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Quick question, what is the best way to store essential oils? In the fridge, pantry? Are they temperature sensitive? Do I need to store them at a certain temperature range? Oh, another question, how often do I need to 'bait' my swarm catch box with LGO, to keep the smell strong enough? Once a week, every other week?
 

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Room temperature is fine. Depending on the quality of oil, the vast majority of EO's have a very long shelf life, with the exception of citrus oils. Cold doesn't affect them adversely, but if they get too warm, the potency is altered.
 

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In the stores where I've bought EO's they were just racked up on standard shelving..
Both extracts and esential oils...No refrigeration.

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Lebermuth sells essential oils by the pound. Their Material Safety Data Sheet for Lemongrass Oil includes the following :

PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE


HANDLE ACCORDING TO GOOD SAFETY PROCEDURES, AVOIDING UNNECESSARY EXPOSURE BY WEARING APPROPRIATE PROTECTIVE GEAR FOR THE SITUATION. STORE IN FULL CLOSED CONTAINERS IN A COOL DRY AREA AWAY FROM HEAT, LIGHT, AND SOURCES OF IGNITION.

http://shop.lebermuth.com/pages/msds_query.php?msdsid=50-6165-01-05
 
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