I am a strong advocate for using essential oils. I have a huge range at home and have found the oils super effective in not only making my environment smell great, however, also to help treat certain conditions.
I love, love, love, the following brand Kidsafe Essential Oils by Plant Therapy, they have created easy to use already diluted blends that are not only safe for children, however, extremely helpful too. From calming blends to germ-fighting ones!
The following article clarifies which essential oils are safe for kids and also those that are not…
ESSENTIAL OILS FOR KIDS: WHAT’S SAFE, WHAT’S NOT
Essential oils aren’t just a trend! It may seem like essential oils are the “trendy new hotness” right now, but actually essential oils have been used by humans for thousands of years to heal, calm and enhance lives.
Before you read anything else: Rest easy knowing that using your essential oils for kids is not inventing the wheel, you’re actually using tried-and-true methods moms have been using throughout history. Plus, we’ve got your back.
What’s the big deal about using essential oils for kids, anyway?
Kids are not tiny adults!
One single drop of essential oil is equal to 15-40 cups of medicinal tea, or up to 10 teaspoons of tincture. Woah, it’s no wonder we love them so much!
But think about it, would you give a child 40 cups of tea or 10 teaspoons of tincture? No way! Which is why you need to treat essential oils a little differently when using them for kids. Plus, some essential oils can only be used on children over a certain age, and some oils that just plain can’t be used for kids at all.
Don’t stress! We’ve got your back with all the info you need to safely use essential oils for kids…