Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Kid Care with Essential Oils, Part 1
Allergies: Lemon, Lavender and Peppermint, 1 drop each. apply to bottom of feet morning and night.
Asthma: Breathe doTerra oil blend and Eucalyptus 2-3 drops each (dilute with coconut oil). Apply to back, chest, throat and bottom of feet. It is recommended to cover feet with socks.
Bed Wetting: Balance doTerra oil blend, massage 2-4 drops on feet at bedtime. Cypress, massage 2-4 drops on bladder area before sleep.
Bee Sting: Melaleuca and Lavender, 1-2 drops (dilute with coconut oil). Apply on area of sting.
Bladder Infection/UTI: OnGuard oil blend, massage 2 drops on lower abdomen. Also, OnGuard and Oregano, 1 drop each and dilute with coconut oil. Massage on bottom of feet.
Boils: Frankincense and Helichrysm, 1 drop (dilute with coconut oil). Apply directly on boil.
Bronchitis: Breathe, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Lavender or Peppermint. Pick 1 or 2 of these oils and dilute with coconut oil. Apply and massage on chest area.
Burns: Lavender and Melaleuca, 2-3 drops diluted in coconut oil. Use Helichyrusm for severe burns.
Canker Sore: Melaeluca, 1 drop, just enough to cover and put on sore.
Chicken Pox: Lavender and Melaeluca, 3 drops each, added to 1 oz. of Calamine lotion. Apply to itchy spots. Baking Soda/Lavender in a bath can provide relief. Put 2-4 drops lavender with 1 cup baking soda into bath. Also, diffuse OnGuard in air to purify home.
Colds: Apply 2-3 drops Breathe oil blend to back of neck. Apply 1 drop OnGuard to bottom of feet. Repeat often. For infants, dilute 1-2 drops of lemon or thyme oil in 2 Tbs. fractionated coconut oil and massage a little on neck and chest.
This is linked to Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways, Healthy 2 Day Wednesdays, Wildcrafting Wednesday and Eco Kids Tuesday.