Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC

  (Keyport, New Jersey)
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Essential Oils and Pregnancy

Here is great list of essential oils that may aid in pregnancy. I used many myself during my pregnancy and found much relief. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me and I will be happy to help!

Many blessings for a wonderful pregnancy and best wishes to you and your little one!

 

ESSENTIAL OIL

 

 

 

 

 

USES

 

 

SUITABILITY

 

 

BERGAMOT

 

 

Uplifting, refreshing

 

 

Cystitis, skin irritations, anxiety

 

 

Postnatal use, babies and children (if oil diffused in air)

 

 

CALENDULA

 

 

Antiseptic, healing.

 

 

Stretch marks, nappy rash, skin irritations

 

 

Advanced pregnancy, babies and children

 

 

CHAMOMILE ROMAN

 

 

Calming, soothing, anti-inflammatory, very gentle

 

 

Nausea, postnatal breast care, nappy rash, dry skin, insomnia, morning sickness.

 

 

Pregnancy, babies and children

 

 

CLARY SAGE

 

 

Antispasmodic, astringent, euphoric, uplifting

 

 

Menstrual pain, pre-menstrual, tension dry skin stress anxiety depression

 

 

Late stages of childbirth. Postnatal use

 

 

CYPRESS

 

 

Astringent, warming

 

 

Perineum healing, hemorrhoids, anxiety, tension

 

 

For pregnancy if secure after five months, post natal use.

 

 

EUCALYPTUS

 

 

Anti bacterial, antiviral, decongestant, energizing

 

 

Colds, fever, asthma, sinusitis, wounds, bronchitis

 

 

Babies and children (if oil diffused in air)

 

 

FENNEL SWEET

 

 

Diuretic, hormone balances

 

 

Strengthens womb, stimulates lactation, cellulite, edema

 

 

Last weeks of pregnancy. Postnatal use

 

 

FRANKINCENSE

 

 

Relaxing calming healing comforting

 

 

Labor, stress fear

 

 

Advanced pregnancy

 

 

GERANIUM

 

 

Antiseptic, uplifting, antidepressant, hormone balances, stabilizing

 

 

Dermatitis, eczema, postnatal depression

 

 

Advanced pregnancy, childbirth, postnatal use.

 

 

HYPERICUM

 

 

Anti –inflammatory, soothing

 

 

Stretch marks, skin irritation, nervous tension

 

 

Advanced pregnancy

 

 

JASMINE

 

 

Uplifting, stimulating

 

 

Postnatal depression, uterine tonic, coughs, dry skin, dermatitis

 

 

Late stages of child birth postnatal use.

 

 

JUNIPER

 

 

Diuretic, detoxifying

 

 

Perineum healing, stretch marks, constipation, cellulite, tension

 

 

Postnatal use

 

 

LAVENDER

 

 

Antibacterial, antidepressant, soothing, calming, balancing, versatile

 

 

Headaches pain eczema, insomnia, and nappy rash, postnatal breast care.

 

 

Pregnancy, childbirth, postnatal use, babies and children

 

 

LEMON

 

 

Antiseptic uplifting, cleansing, refreshing

 

 

Morning sickness nausea, heartburn, colds, lymphatic tonic

 

 

Pregnancy postnatal use babies and children

 

 

MARJORAM

 

 

Sedating, warming

 

 

Insomnia, perineum healing

 

 

Postnatal use

 

 

MYRRH

 

 

Anti fungal, antiseptic, anti –inflammatory, cooling

 

 

Nappy rash thrush, skin care

 

 

Postnatal use older babies and children

 

 

NEROLI

 

 

Soothing balancing, healing calming

 

 

Dry skin, scars circulation, stretch marks, stress, anxiety

 

 

Pregnancy ,,postnatal use

 

 

ORANGE

 

 

Uplifting, calming

 

 

Skin care stress, insomnia heartburn, lymphatic tonic, anxiety

 

 

Pregnancy babies and children (if oil diffused in air)

 

 

PEPPERMINT

 

 

Anti bacterial, analgesic, decongestant, antispasmodic

 

 

Morning sickness, nausea, headaches, indigestion

 

 

Late stages of pregnancy

 

 

PETITGRAIN

 

 

Antidepressant, uplifting, refreshing

 

 

Skin care, insomnia, stress, inexpensive substitute for neroli

 

 

Pregnancy postnatal use.

 

 

ROSE

 

 

Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, soothing, uplifting, hormone balances

 

 

Dry skin strengthens womb tension, nausea

 

 

Last weeks of pregnancy, childbirth postnatal use

 

 

ROSEWOOD

 

 

Antiseptic, tonic, sedative, calming

 

 

Nervous tension anxiety, stress tiredness, dry skin.

 

 

Later stages of child birth

 

 

SANDALWOOD

 

 

Healing sedative relaxing warming

 

 

Skin rash, nausea, heartburn diarrhea colds nappy rash

 

 

Pregnancy, childbirth. Postnatal use, babies and children

 

 

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