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Pregnancy and Essential Oils. Is it safe to use essential oils while you’re pregnant?

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Pregnancy and Essential Oils. Is it safe to use essential oils while you’re pregnant?

  Today I would like to discuss the use of essential oils during pregnancy. Is aromatherapy worth a shot during this time? Will it affect the baby? Are there known birth defects associated with aromatherapy? It will be hard to answer these questions directly since it’s hard to find studies regarding this matter. For studies to be conducted, a number of pregnant women should be subjected and risked of birth defects, so most of the related literature are of animal testings and tests on artificial skin. There are terms that we need to be familiar with in order to safely...

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Aromatherapy and its benefits

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Aromatherapy and its benefits

  Aromatherapy is the use of natural oils extracted from different plant parts such as flowers, barks, stems, roots, and leaves to improve the emotional, physical, spiritual and mental well-being of a person. It contains a lot of benefits for the body and can be applied in many ways like: massaging, reed diffuser, scented candles, oil burners, immersion or topical application. It is a form of alternative medicine that has been growing its popularity over the years. Here are some of the benefits that aromatherapy can offer you as it is an alternative way of healing. Helps fight depression Some...

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