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How to use pure essential oils during the three trimesters of pregnancy

Aromatherapy, and the use of pure essential oils is a beautiful and supportive therapy for both mother and baby. It can provide an enriching dimension to a woman’s experience during this time and ease her discomfort and reduce stress levels.

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No essential oils are to be applied to the body during the first three months.

Morning Sickness: Create a Spritz of 2 drops Lime and 1 drop of Mandarin in 80ml water and spritz into surrounding air or dispense a drop of each on a tissue and inhale at intervals.

Emotional Support: Vaporise with Lavender, Roman Chamomile and Mandarin. One drop of each.

In Essence Tip: Use Jojoba oil as a daily moisturiser during the whole term of Pregnancy to promote elasticity and nourish the skin.


Recommended oils include: Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli, Mandarin, Lime, Orange. 

Daily Vaporisation to create a relaxing environment. 3 drops in total. 

Aromatic Bath: Enjoy a relaxing bath with Lavender and Roman Chamomile to help to soothe and relax the body while preparing for sleep. 1 drop of each. 

Weekly Massage: Continue to moisturise each day with Jojoba. 

In Essence Tip: Carry your In Essence 100ml Spritz bottle everywhere you go for daily survival. Add 2 drops of Lavender to calm and 2 drops Lime to help with feeling queasy. 


Delivery support blend: Vaporise Geranium, Lavender and Clary Sage (1 drop of each) to relax the mother and help relieve the symptoms of the emotional ordeal of delivery. 

Lower back pain: Compress Frankincense, Jasmine and Lavender (1drop of each) on lower back to help relieve the discomfort of contractions. 

Spritz to refresh room and clear the head: Peppermint (3 drops)

Recommended Products
Products safe to use during pregnancy as mentioned above
  1. Bergamot Pure Essential Oil 9mL
    Bergamot Pure Essential Oil 9mL

    Renews and refreshes the mind and body.

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  2. Lavender Pure Essential Oil 9mL
    Lavender Pure Essential Oil 9mL

    Settles, restores and balances mind and body.

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  3. Lime Pure Essential Oil 9mL
    Lime Pure Essential Oil 9mL

    Uplifts and revitalises the body and mind.

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  4. Mandarin Pure Essential Oil 9mL
    Mandarin Pure Essential Oil 9mL

    Promotes calm and serenity in the body and mind.

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  5. Jojoba Oil 100mL
    Jojoba Oil 100mL

    This rejuvenating massage base oil is ideal for conditioning and moisturising the skin.

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