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Essential oils and your new born…

You are pregnant and want to find out more natural ways of looking after your new baby, or you have a new born and are looking for more natural products to use on baby’s skin or in his/her nursery. We have compiled the following information for you. New born babies are very sensitive to smells, … Continue reading Essential oils and your new born…

Essential Oils and Pregnancy

Essential oils that can safely be used during pregnancy Tangerine, Mandarin, Grapefruit, Geranium, Chamomile Roman, Rose Bulgar, Rose Maroc, Jasmin, Ylang Ylang, Lavender These oils can be used in the bath, shower, as a massage or as a room spray. Unless advised by a doctor, one should not douche with an essential oil, or anything … Continue reading Essential Oils and Pregnancy

Why can’t I put essential oils directly on my skin?…How are they used for massage then?…

Essential oils are very strong, volatile oils. They are the essence of the plant, very potent and expensive as large quantities of the chosen plant have to be used to produce very small amounts of the essential oil. They lose their chemical constituents through evaporation when exposed to the air. By comparison, carrier oils are … Continue reading Why can’t I put essential oils directly on my skin?…How are they used for massage then?…