Essential oils have been used by people for thousands of years to naturally cure common ailments and enhance lives. Which is why it’s no surprise that over the past couple of years,
people have been raving about this natural home remedy for different kinds of sickness, but are they safe for your little ones?
The answer is both yes and no. Parents need to know that there are certain essential oils that are harmful to their children, so be sure to take extra caution and do your research first if you plan on using them on your kids. In this post, I’ll share a diffuser blend and the benefits of its essential oil you can use around your kids.
Cough and colds diffuser blend:
- Lavender (1-2 drops)
- Frankincense (1-2 drops)
- Lemon (1-2 drops)
Just mix all three into your diffuser and use it in a large and well-ventilated room. You can also opt to open the windows if necessary for added ventilation.
Lavender essential oil has been used for hundreds of years and is known for its calming, therapeutic properties. It is a very gentle essential oil and is one of the safest EOs to use around babies.
This is EO helps ease the common coughs and colds as it is proven to effectively clear the sinuses.
3. Distilled Lemon
Is a natural disinfectant. It has an uplifting scent which is why it’s known to help lift the energy and mood.