Aromatherapy for Pregnant Women
The benefits that many people derive from aromatherapy has
been known for many years. It was only given a name in the
1920s in France.
The essential oil used in the process is
a product of distillation. This method requires a long period
of time where the oil is derived from botanical elements.
Through this process, the essential oil becomes intoxicating,
concentrated and fragrant. The oil must be diluted in water or
other chosen diffusers, or else it may cause skin
Relax During Pregnancy
Pregnant women can
benefit from the oil by mixing it with water and using it to
bathe. This relaxes your body and gives you a soothing feeling.
You can also apply some oil in the shower if you prefer. Place
the oil at the back of the shower.
Another way to relax and enjoy the soothing feeling of this
kind of oil is by mixing it with jojoba oil. You can use this
combination to massage all over your body to remove the aches
that can be caused by the heaviness of your baby in the
Just make sure to consult your doctor before doing the
abovementioned to make sure that it's safe and will cause no
complications with your situation.
The essential oil can also be
applied to babies. Make sure that it is diluted to avoid
irritation. Touch therapy has been practiced for ages. Use a
few drops of your own mixture to massage gently all over your
This can be a great relaxation technique for your babies.
This will also be a great bonding moment for parents and their
babies. You'll see how your offspring will learn to calm down
and relax in their own way through your touch and the effect of
The oil has a scent that
can also relax and can act as an air freshener. You can use the
oil mixed with water to spread the scent in your vehicles and
in your homes.
There are other fragrances that can be diffused in the oil
to produce different scents. The popular ones are lavender,
chamomile, sage among others.
Use aromatherapy when you are an expectant mom and you will
really appreciate the calming effects that it will have on your
body. Relive your tension through the massage and learn to
relax. This will prepare you for your labor while calming the
baby inside your belly.
Use aromatherapy for an easy pregnancy. By being pampered
with relaxation techniques, you will surely appreciate the
state you are in and focus on the excitement of the arrival of
a new born in your family.