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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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FIRST TRIMESTER:

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.

SECOND & THIRD TRIMESTERS:

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. 

DURING LABOUR:

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
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  2. Lavender Pure Essential Oil 9mL
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  3. Lime Pure Essential Oil 9mL
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  4. Mandarin Pure Essential Oil 9mL
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    Mandarin Pure Essential Oil 9mL

    Promotes calm and serenity in the body and mind.

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  5. Jojoba Oil 100mL
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