There are a variety of different essential oil bottles available, and they range in sizes and styles. Anyone planning on selling essential oils should know which bottles suit their product the best. This will ensure the oils are bottled properly and can be sold without any issues.
Essential oils are generally sold in small bottles because most people don’t need them in bulk quantities. Common sizes include: 5ml, 10ml (which holds 1/3 ounce), 15ml (which holds 1/2 ounce) and 30 ml (which holds 1 ounce). Rare or expensive essential oils are generally sold in smaller bottles, while those that are easier to find will range in the size bottles they come in. Sample sizes are also popular for oils, and they can store 25-40 drops inside them. These are 5/8″ wide and only 1.5″ tall, so they are very small and great for handing out samples to prospective buyers.
Essential oils that are undiluted should not be stored in plastic containers. The reasoning for this is because the oils can break down the plastic and cause holes or leaks that ruin the product. The only exception to this is if high grade plastics are used with a carrier oil added, as these can resist the breakdown from the oils for several months. Aluminum is more expensive than plastic, but it will work best for undiluted essential oils. In addition to being able to house the oils without risk of disintegration, the aluminum can also resist stains from colored oils.
The closure tops for containers used for essential oils include: tamper evident tops, roll on, orifice reducers, ribbed line, polyseal cone and droppers. Most essential oils today come with orifice reducers at the top. These reduce the flow of the liquid that comes out of the bottle so only a few drops come out at once. These are made of plastic and fit snug inside the top of the container. Diluted oils may come with spray toppers, especially if they can be used for air freshening or other widespread uses.
Aluminum Essential Oil Bottles can be used for undiluted or diluted essential oils, but also other cosmetics that come in liquid form. They are also great for storing small amounts of perfume that can easily be carried around.