We hear so often "never use essential oils for pregnant women"... This sentence really needs to be qualified. Aromatherapy can indeed be dangerous during pregnancy, this very special period in the life of many women. And it is strongly advised not to use essential oils before the first three months of pregnancy, simply to avoid poisoning the fetus. But once this period is over, essential oils can become your best friends and, if used sensibly and sparingly, will even allow you to have a very pleasant pregnancy.Related articles [View] - What essential oils can I use? - How to perform the Allergy Test to an essential oil? - Essential oils for asthmatics and epileptics - How to use essential oils on babies? - Essential oils in case of hormone-dependent pathologies - Which essential oils to use for children?
Pregnancy is full of emotions and questions, and you need to pay more attention than ever to your health, your morale and your well-being. During this time, take care of your body, and that of your expected baby, with the benefits of essential oils. But be careful, some precautions are not to be neglected:
For problems involving fever (flu, ear infection, strep throat, bronchitis if accompanied by fever), urinary tract infection, intense headache, or persistent or unusual headache, abdominal pain, or repeated vomiting, see your primary care physician immediately to rule out an emergency,
Some of our essential oils are prohibited in ingestion and by cutaneous way during the whole pregnancy:
Babies who are over 3 months old can use certain essential oils without any risk. To help you know how to soothe your baby's aches and pains with essential oils, The company of the senses explains everything.Read more
Children under 6 years old and over 3 years old remain fragile and cannot be treated with any essential oil. To know everything about the use of essential oils in children, The company of the senses has developed a page that helps you to sort out the issues.Read more