Aromatherapy for babies

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Infancy is the perfect time to start your baby on a natural, holistic journey of self care and healing. The early months are the most precious, so make sure you look after bub with only the best plant based remedies. To start you off, we’ve put together a few nurturing recipes to help you out with some of the most common tot ailments.

Cradle Cap

If your little one has developed patchy, flaky skin on their scalp, there’s no need to reach for chemical-heavy anti-fungals! Cradle Cap is a very common occurrence that can be looked after by adding a drop of German Chamomile essential oil to 50mL of any of the base oils below.

Leave on all day then gently lather with a mild shampoo such as Beautiful Baby Top to Toe Wash and gently lift the scales by massaging baby’s scalp with a soft baby brush.

Colds

Who suffers more when bub has a cold? It is so difficult to watch our little ones suffer, but you’re not completely helpless! Add a few drops of cold and flu-fighting essential oils to an aromatherapy diffuser to help relieve congestion. Try this purifying and calming blend:

Colic

Soothe an upset baby with uplifting and calming essential oils of Mandarin and Chamomile. Just add 2 drops of Mandarin pure essential oil and 2 drops of German or Roman Chamomile pure essential oil to 50ml carrier oil (eg, sweet almond or apricot kernel) and gently massage baby’s abdomen in a clockwise direction.

Alternatively, add 2 drops of Perfect Potion Beautiful Baby Hush Blend essential oil blend to 50ml of carrier oil or try Beautiful Baby Massage Oil.

Perfect Potion Beautiful Baby Range

Embrace the innocence of your beautiful baby with Perfect Potion’s aromatherapy baby products. Our Beautiful Baby range is made with the purest essential oils and gentle plant extracts to caress, soothe and pamper your little one’s every need.

Beautiful Baby LotionBeautiful Baby Lotion
Gently moisturise and soothe
baby’s skin with apricot kernel and
calendula oils. The delicate essential oils of
lavender, mandarin and chamomile keep
baby’s skin soft and smooth.
Beautiful Baby Gift PackBeautiful Baby Gift Pack
Treat a new bub to this all natural gift.
Contains:
Beautiful Baby Top to To Wash
Beautiful Baby Lotion
Beautiful Baby Massage Oil
Beautiful Baby Hush Blend

 Beautiful Baby Hush Blend

Enjoy the warmth and comfort and
succumb to the experience of
deep relaxation with the essential oils
of chamomile, lavender and mandarin.

Beautiful Baby Top to Toe Wash

Beautiful Baby Top to Toe Wash

Welcome your beautiful baby into the
bath ritual with the essential oils of
chamomile, lavender and mandarin.

Beautiful Baby Bath Oil

Beautiful Baby Bath Oil

Create a soothing and nourishing
bath ritual with this essential oil
blend that will calm and relax baby.

Beautiful Baby Bottom Balm

Beautiful Baby Bottom Balm

Shield and protect your baby’s bottom
from harm with shea butter and
essential oils of lavender, mandarin
and chamomile to soothe dry, irritated skin.

Beautiful Baby Massage Oil

Beautiful Baby Massage Oil

Use the power of touch to create
a moment that evokes a sense of
peace in your little one’s life.

Beautiful Baby Soap

Beautiful Baby Soap

Baby’s skin is gently cleansed with
the delicate touch of lavender and patchouli
infused with calming Roman chamomile,
calendula and sweet orange essential oils.

References

“The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy”, 2003, Salvatore Battaglia, Perfect Potion: Australia

“The Enchanting Art of Aromatherapy, 2003, Salvatore Battaglia, Perfect Potion: Australia