Valerie Ann Worwood, author of Aromatherapy for the Healthy Child: More than 300 Natural. Nontoxic and Fragrant Essential Oil Blends, tells you how to use these highly concentrated plant extracts on your infants and children. There is a right way to use essential oils, as well as a wrong way.
Because these oils are so concentrated, a little goes a very long way. They should not be applied directly to the skin, a mistake many beginners make. The only safe way to use them for massage is to first cut them with a carrier oil, named because this is the neutral oil that carries them into your system.
This book is a reference that instructs you how to use essential oils to address a number of common childhood conditions. It will be a great help to the growing number of parents seeking an alternative to pharmaceuticals.
Women who are pregnant or nursing should not use essential oils unless directed to do so by a healthcare provider.Buy Now