Date: 2020-08-30 13:45:31
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We are always talking about essential oils and sharing their benefits for health.
But, so far, we haven’t told you about the essential oils that can be used by pregnant women, babies, and children. Are you curious to learn more?
If you followed us for a while, you certainly know the powers of oils already.
If you are pregnant, you may have asked yourself if it was safe for you to use them during your pregnancy or if you could apply them on your infant to enjoy their benefits. Isn’t it true?
Did you know that moms and babies practice aromatherapy ever since the beginning of their relationship?
The aroma of the almond oil she used to avoid stretch marks, the strong smells that made her nauseous, and the smell of the baby’s clothes, all of it is aromatherapy.
Before we see which essential oils you can use, it is always good to remember that you must be cautious and careful.
It is better to choose more subtle oils, use them well diluted, and opt for using the oil in your room rather than applying them directly on your skin!
Essential oils for pregnant or nursing women
The recommendation is to avoid essential oils until the fifth month of pregnancy.
You can still use vegetable oils, like almond or grapeseed oil. Don’t confuse vegetable oils with essential oils!
Some women don’t have any issues when using essential oils while pregnant. Others become very sensitive to smells and sensations in general.
It is something very personal, and just a few drops of the essential oil are enough.
Watch the video to learn more about what essential oils pregnant women and nursing moms can use!
Essential oils for babies
For babies, 1 or 2 drops of essential oil on your diffuser is the recommended dose. Don’t even think about applying the oil directly over your baby’s skin, alright?
Did you already know these essential oils and how they can help mothers, babies, and children?
Essential oils are highly concentrated compounds that can be toxic when incorrectly used. Be extra careful when using them during these delicate stages of your life!
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