Posted on Jun 09, 2008 | Comments 0
Aromatherapy is beneficial for your baby. Massage is the most commonly used form of giving aromatherapy treatment for your baby.
You will find various methods for giving aromatherapy treatment for your baby.
The thing you should be very careful about is the quantity of aromatherapy oil. The oil should be very low in quantity and it should be enough for your baby.
Use only two drops of aromatherapy oil in 100-150 ml of carrier oil or 2-4 drops of aromatherapy oil in the baby bath. Here are the most suitable oils for your gentle baby care:
Sweet almond oil is the best carrier oil because it has lubricating and softening effects on the skin. Almond oil is very much better than mineral oil that is used in most of the commercial products for your baby.
Aromatherapy oil for baby bath:
Your baby will enjoy very much when he is immersed in water. Using aromatherapy oil to the bath can generate a dynamic smell and soothe your babyâ€™s sensitive skin. Rose, lavender or chamomile oils are the best oils for baby bath and are healthy when compared to commercial baby bubble baths [Aromatherapy skin care].
Aromatherapy oils for your babyâ€™s nursery:
Use any of the below mentioned oils in a vaporizer in your babyâ€™s nursery. These oils help in purifying the air and keeping germs at bay and also act as soothing and pleasant agents.
If your baby has any of the sleeping disorders, then pop a little cotton wool ball to which add a few drops of chamomile oil and place it inside your babyâ€™s pillow case. While sleeping, the baby will breathe in the soothing vapors of these oils.
Aromatherapy oils when your baby is teething:
At the time of teething, use chamomile oil to soothe and calm the inflamed gums of your baby. Mix 2-3 drops of aromatherapy oil in warm water and wipe over the concerned area thrice in a day.
Aromatherapy oils for treating cold and blocked nose:
Whenever your baby experiences cold or stuffy nose, you can use any of the below mentioned oils in a vaporizer. They help in eliminating germs and also ease your babyâ€™s breathing.
Regularly massaging your baby with these aromatherapy oils help to boost your babyâ€™s immune system, improves his neurological development, circulation, sensory awareness, and also muscle growth.
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