Essential oils are a natural way to care for your body during labor. This post is everything you need to know about essential oils for labor.
Clary sage essential oil contains natural phytoestrogens. It has a mellow, warm, herbal scent that is uplifting and relaxing. It is used to support female hormonal health and provide stress relief. Please seek medical advice from a medical professional regarding using clary sage during pregnancy.
Jasmine is an absolute (essence) that promotes self-confidence. It has a warm, exotic, floral fragrance that relaxes, soothes and uplifts. Jasmine is beneficial for the skin. It has been used throughout history for romance and attraction and for balancing the feminine energy of the body.
Ylang Ylang essential oil has a rich, pleasing, and romantic floral scent. It provides circulatory support and emotional balance. Diffuse this calming, relaxing and soothing fragrance or massage into the scalp to increase the appearance of healthy, shiny hair.
Frankincense includes the naturally occurring constituent boswellic acid, and has a woodsy, warm, balsamic aroma. It is used for immune support, skin health and spiritual grounding. Diffuse Frankincense during meditation for grounding and purpose. Applying this oil topically may help smooth the appearance of healthy-looking skin, and is excellent to use for massage after activity.
Roman Chamomile has a warm, sweet, herbaceous scent that is relaxing and calming for both mind and body. It is used to relax, for muscle tension and skin health. Its gentleness makes it especially valuable for restless children. Soothing to all types of skin, it is used extensively in Europe in skin preparations. Roman Chamomile is also beneficial when added to massage oil for relief of muscle discomfort after exercise. Roman Chamomile was one of the Saxons’ nine sacred herbs.
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