Children Essential Oils
We know you are hooked to essential oils but what about the others at home. How about enhancing the health and well-being of your family too; and how about your kids, is it safe to use essential oils with them? Which are the ones you can or can’t use?
Well we have a good news, essential oils for babies and children are safe and effective for solving many problems such as help to calm your child, help him sleep, and clean nasal passages. However, there are some essential oils that are not so good around children.
Below you’ll find a list of which essential oils can and can’t be used around kids –according to the book, Aromatherapy for Babies and Children. It’s all about doing that research.
Safe essential oils for children
Essential oils must still be diluted properly based on the child’s age and size.
Essential oils you should avoid around children
Benefits of using essential oils for children
#1 Lavender oil for children and lemon oil has anti-inflammatory and antihistaminic properties.
#2 Chamomile oil will help reduce the minor aches and pains associated with allergies.
#3 Pine, Cypress and White Fir will help clear up nasal congestion caused by allergies, a cold or the flu.
#4 Peppermint oil for children helps alleviate congestion, only do it in kids age 10 and over.
#5 Mandarin, Neroli, Bergamot, Sweet Orange and Geranium can create a calm and stress-free environment to help children rest peacefully at night.