Aromatherapy is the art of using essential oils to help balance health. One of the best ways to use the oils on babies is through massage. The massage oils used during aromatherapy are applied in a base cream that passes through the skin in very small amounts and does the healing work within. Besides this, for shining baby skin, it is best to combine massage along with aromatherapy.
A few oils that are safe to use for aromatherapy for babies are Lavender, Chamomile, Geranium, Mandarin, Neroli, Sweet Orange, Rose, Tea Tree etc.
Enlisted below are the benefits of aromatherapy for babies:
Provides one-on-one time for the baby to bond with parents
Helps promote better eating and sleeping pattern as the baby feels relaxed
Improves baby’s whole body and well-being by natural soothing techniques
Help boost immune system thus helping in digestion and lessens chances of indigestion
Enhances sensory stimulation in the baby
Improves blood circulation
Balances respiration in baby’s body
Improves the flow of blood circulation in the baby’s body
Relieves baby’s teething pains