There are a lot of questions about the use of essential oils during pregnancy. Personally I think essential oils are a fantastic and safe alternative to traditional medicines for preventing and treating illness, you need to take extra caution during pregnancy (just like everything else).
After reading lots of books and speaking with doctors we have come up with 11 uses for essential oils that are safe during pregnancy. However, you need to make sure that you take 100% pure therapeutic grade oils during your pregnancy. We recommend and use Spark Naturals because they are pure oils.
Place a drop of peppermint under the tongue or rubbed on the abdomen or bottoms of your feet.
Lower Back Pain
You can also rub a few drops of geranium or Amend Blend in the area that is hurting.
Combine 4 drop each of Helichrysum, Lavender, Frankincense, and liquid from 6 Vitamin E capsules in an ounce of organic coconut oil. Massage over abdomen, breasts, and thighs every morning and night after the first trimester.
Put 2 tablespoons of bath salts and lavender and soak in bath.
Mix 2 drops of Bliss Blend in 1 Tbs of carrier oil and massage on hips, feet, and abdomen.
Pain and Inflammation
There are many differing opinions of which oils you should avoid during pregnancy that it is hard to know who to trust. So just be cautious of using essential oils during the first trimester, especially if you are prone to miscarriage. You should also consult a physician and check out their recommendations.
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