FACT: MOST baby products on the market today, are made with synthetic fragrances and fillers that are dangerous to baby's lungs, skin, brain, and eyes.
FACT: The ingredient, Talc, is found in MOST baby powders and is a known lung irritant.
FACT: Johnson & Johnson brand has been under fire the past several years for the harm their products have caused to countless hundreds and thousands of babies over the years. And they're not the only company caught in the act of poisoning our children.
FACT: There is a safer, better, and more effective alternative to OTC baby products for a fraction of the cost.
***Most research found online about babies and essential oils are assuming that you will be using an oil that has synthetic additives and ingredients. In these cases, do heed these warnings if using an essential oil brand that does not offer 100% Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade (CPTG)* Essential Oils. If using CPTG essential oils, you can be sure to treat your family with confidence knowing that these oils are never tampered with and offered to you in their purest form with the best quality.
Best Oils for Baby:
Lemon is fresh, cleansing, and refreshing.
Use Lemon essential oil as a safe germ cleaner on baby's toys. Take two drops of lemon and put in a glass spray bottle. Add 4oz.of white vinegar and fill the rest with water. Spray baby's toys without toxic chemicals, and for just pennies.
Stubborn baby stains got you down?! Combine 20 drops of lemon, 2 TBSPs of borax, and 8oz.water in a glass spray bottle and spray baby clothing stains before tossing into wash.
DigestZen (also known as Digestive Blend) Essential Oil blend is a proprietary blend of Ginger, Peppermint, Caraway, Coriander, Anise, Tarragon, and Fennel essential oils.
This blend is soothing and settling for babies who suffer from colic and tummy troubles.
Blend Digestive Blend with Ginger essential oil and Fractionated Coconut oil and rub on baby's tummy and feet for prompt relief from the pains of colic and other digestive issues such as constipation.
Roman Chamomile is a favorite choice for mamas of little ones because it is sweet, calming, and very soothing to babies.
Roman Chamomile can be used in similar ways to Lavender.
Mix 1-2 drops with Fractionated Coconut Oil and massage on baby's gums for a natural teething solution.
Dilute and rub on back of baby's neck at on set of fever to reduce discomfort and cool baby down.
Some other oils to have on hand for baby are:
Some things to keep in mind:
Babies and very young children should not be given oils internally. Although most of doTERRA's essential oils are tested safe for internal consumption, it is recommended that parents refrain from giving their children oils internally.
Always dilute essential oils when using with children.
Here is a guide to help you with that:
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Here is one final essential oil recipe for you to try on your little ones:
Diaper Rash Relief
1/2 C of Fractionated Coconut Oil
15 Drops of Melaleuca
15 Drops of Lavender
15 Drops of Frankincense
Combine into a glass spray bottle and spray a thin layer during baby's diaper changes for a quick, soothing, healing solution to pesky diaper rashes!
My suggestions are just that, and are not meant to treat, heal, or cure any ailment or disease. I am not a physician. I'm just a mama with lots and lots of essential oil experience. Please consult with your physician if you have any concerns regarding the use of essential oils on your child.