The use of essential oils on babies is still uncommon and parents are not always ready to take the plunge. Their beneficial virtues will also act on your baby if they are used with care. A basic rule: essential oils are not authorized for infants under 3 months of age. Moreover, not all of them are authorized for babies. Be sure to check their authorization and the way of application to be considered in the baby of more than 3 months, before any use of a new essential oil.Related articles [View] - What essential oils can I use? - How to perform the Allergy Test to an essential oil? - Essential oils for pregnant women - Essential oils for asthmatics and epileptics - Essential oils in case of hormone-dependent pathologies - Which essential oils to use for children?
Essential oils are active, concentrated, and highly potent substances. For babies, they are daily allies if used with caution, but also potential dangers if used in too large quantities. In addition, they can be allergenic or irritating.Some precautions should be taken to use essential oils on babies over 3 months of age with peace of mind:
How to use them.
They can be diffused in the room or incorporated into vegetable oils for massages. However, you must be careful about the quantities used and the frequency of their use. Be careful to respect the advice of use. Do not hesitate to ask for medical advice. Our team of experts in aromatherapy is also at your disposal. With the advice of a professional, it is possible to use them in the form of suppositories, prepared by a pharmacist.
These essential oils can be used to relieve babies from 3 months, without special medical advice:
These oils can be used to relieve babies from 3 months, but, for more security, with a preliminary medical opinion:
Ajowan, Dill, Angelica, Basil, Bergamot, Bergamot without Bergapten, Cade, Cajeput, Wild Chamomile, Cinnamon, Cardamom, Caraway, Atlas Cedar, Lemon, Java Lemongrass, Combava, Coriander Seeds, Sea Fennel, Turmeric, Cypress of Provence, Incense, Black Spruce, Tarragon, Eucalyptus Globulus, Eucalyptus Smithii, Galbanum, Gaultheria Odorante, Juniper, Geranium Rosat, Ginger, Helichrysum of Madagascar, Khella, Noble Laurel, Lavandin Super, Lavandula Stoechas, Greenland Ledon, Lemongrass, Mastic tree Pistachio, Lovage Marjoram, Melissa, Field Mint, Peppermint, Spearmint, Nutmeg, Red Myrtle, Himalayan Spikenard, Neroli, Sweet Orange, Compact Oregano, Spanish Oregano, Grapefruit, Patchouli, Douglas Fir, Scots Pine, Black Pepper, Hemlock, Rosemary Camphor, Rosemary Cineole, Rosemary Verbenone, Balsam Fir, Siberian Fir, Mountain Savory, Lavender Leaf Sage, Clary Sage, Turpentine, Savory Leaf Thyme, Thyme Thymol, Goldenrod, Exotic Verbena, Scented Verbena, Vetiver.