Essential Oils in the Nursery

56 November 23, 2015 - Aromatherapy, At Home, Essential Oils, For the Kids, How to Use Essential Oils, Infographics, Kids Care, Young Living Lifestyle

Essential Oils for Babies | Young Living Essential Oils

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  • Alexandra March 7, 2017 - 9:59 am Reply

    What is a good oil to use for teething babies (6 months old)?

    • Young Living March 7, 2017 - 2:17 pm Reply

      Hi Alexandra, Young Living’s products are intended only for the use listed on individual labels—either for topical/aromatic use or as a dietary supplement. Please always refer to the label for usage directions. Because Young Living’s products are not labeled to be used as drugs, they are not intended for use in the treatment or cure of disease or any abnormal function of the body, including ailments or injuries. Therefore, Young Living cannot provide advice or recommendation for products to address any type of disease, ailment, or injury. We advise that you consult with a medical professional on your specific issue.

  • natasha February 28, 2017 - 3:09 pm Reply

    what oils can i use that is safe for my baby and his congestion?

    • Young Living February 28, 2017 - 3:26 pm Reply

      Hi Natasha, Due to the extreme sensitivities of children and the fact that individual reactions will vary, we do not have a list of specific oils that can/cannot be used with children available to provide. Because Young Living’s products are not labeled to be used as drugs, they are not intended for use in the treatment or cure of disease or any abnormal function of the body, including ailments or injuries. Therefore, Young Living cannot provide advice or recommendation for products to address any type of disease, ailment, or injury. We suggest consulting a health care provider to determine what is right for your baby.

  • Angela Prouty February 24, 2017 - 4:28 pm Reply

    Can I run a shower with a few drops of Eucalyptus to steam room and sit on toilet with 3 month old? Would not put on him – just run hot water.

    • Young Living February 27, 2017 - 1:56 pm Reply

      Hi Angela, To safeguard the health of your children, the essential oils should not be diffused in their immediate proximity or for long periods of time without the prior consent of a pediatric physician. Thanks for stopping by with your question!

  • Nicole February 23, 2017 - 7:49 pm Reply

    Can i diffuse RC in my 4 years room?

    • Young Living February 24, 2017 - 12:32 pm Reply

      Hi Nicole, Please always follow the directions and safety guidelines on each individual product label. When diffusing a oil new to the child, we suggest diffusing a small amount for short periods of time until you have determined if they have any sensitivity to the oil. If you have further questions regarding diffusing essential oils around your child, we suggest speaking with a health professional for guidance.

  • Theresa Furey February 23, 2017 - 4:35 pm Reply

    Hello! May I ask why I need to consult a doctor if I’m nursing my daughter and diffuse Peace & Calming? It recommends this on the label.

    • Young Living February 24, 2017 - 12:28 pm Reply

      Hi Theresa, To safeguard the health of your children, the essential oils should not be diffused in their immediate proximity or for long periods of time without the prior consent of a pediatric physician. We also suggest diffusing a small amount of essential oil for short periods of time until you have determined if your child has any sensitivity to diffusing.

  • Amber February 22, 2017 - 11:09 am Reply

    hello. In regards to using a diffuser and essential oils for a newborn (11.5 week old) – what is the ratio I should use? I have a 120ML diffuser – so maybe 1 drop, but make sure its in a large open room? I just want to be as cautious as possible.

    • Young Living February 22, 2017 - 2:36 pm Reply

      Hi Amber, To safeguard the health of your children, the essential oils should not be diffused in their immediate proximity or for long periods of time without the prior consent of a pediatric physician. We also suggest diffusing a small amount of essential oil for short periods of time until you have determined if your children have any sensitivity to diffusing.

  • Inna February 21, 2017 - 7:18 am Reply

    I am looking for an oil to put in the diffuser to help my 3-mo old through a cold and also some for myself to treat and prevent illnesses.

    • Young Living February 22, 2017 - 1:07 pm Reply

      Hi Inna, Young Living’s products are intended only for the use listed on individual labels—either for topical/aromatic use or as a dietary supplement. Please always refer to the label for usage directions. Because Young Living’s products are not labeled to be used as drugs, they are not intended for use in the treatment or cure of disease or any abnormal function of the body, including ailments or injuries. Therefore, Young Living cannot provide advice or recommendation for products to address any type of disease, ailment, or injury. We advise that you consult with a medical professional on your specific issue.

  • Denise Nesbitt February 20, 2017 - 2:39 pm Reply

    If diluted, do you think the kidscents Sniffle ease will be ok for a 3 month old?

    • Young Living February 22, 2017 - 10:45 am Reply

      Hi Denise, Although we do recommend extreme caution when using essential oils for children, through our research and 20+ years of experience, we have found that essential oils can be safe and beneficial for people of all ages. However, due to the extreme sensitivities of children and the fact that individual reactions will vary, we do not have a list of specific oils that can/cannot be used with children available to provide. We suggest consulting a health care provider to determine what is right for your children. We recommend referring to the individual label directions for any age restrictions as well. Essential oils should be diluted for use on children. We suggest using a patch test procedure prior to ensure the oil is properly diluted for the child. To perform a patch test, apply 1-2 drops of EO to a patch of skin such as the forearm.

  • Kathy February 19, 2017 - 5:01 pm Reply

    Is Peace & Calming safe for toddlers?

    • Young Living February 22, 2017 - 10:09 am Reply

      Hi Kathy, Although we do recommend extreme caution when using essential oils for children, through our research and 20+ years of experience, we have found that essential oils can be safe and beneficial for people of all ages. However, due to the extreme sensitivities of children and the fact that individual reactions will vary, we do not have a list of specific oils that can/cannot be used with children available to provide. We suggest consulting a health care provider to determine what is right for your children. We recommend referring to the individual label directions for any age restrictions as well. Essential oils should be diluted for use on children. We suggest using a patch test procedure prior to ensure the oil is properly diluted for the child. To perform a patch test, apply 1-2 drops of EO to a patch of skin such as the forearm.

  • Emily February 12, 2017 - 1:17 pm Reply

    Are there any essential oils that I should avoid in my household diffuser for my 6 month old other than the ones listed above? I have several blends and worry that they contain oils that could possibly be unsafe.

    • Young Living February 22, 2017 - 8:55 am Reply

      Hi Emily, To safeguard the health of your children, the essential oils should not be diffused in their immediate proximity or for long periods of time without the prior consent of a pediatric physician. We also suggest diffusing a small amount of essential oil for short periods of time until you have determined if your children have any sensitivity to diffusing. Thanks for stopping by with your question!

  • Kate February 11, 2017 - 10:13 pm Reply

    What are the best oils to use for a sick and constipated 6 month old?

    • Young Living February 22, 2017 - 8:29 am Reply

      Hi Kate, Young Living’s products are intended only for the use listed on individual labels—either for topical/aromatic use or as a dietary supplement. Please always refer to the label for usage directions. Because Young Living’s products are not labeled to be used as drugs, they are not intended for use in the treatment or cure of disease or any abnormal function of the body, including ailments or injuries. Therefore, Young Living cannot provide advice or recommendation for products to address any type of disease, ailment, or injury. We advise that you consult with a medical professional on your specific issue.

  • cait February 10, 2017 - 3:26 pm Reply

    Hi I have a five month old who has a cold. I have a cough cream made with yl essential oils. Will it cause any harm to her if I apply some to her feet

    • Young Living February 22, 2017 - 8:25 am Reply

      Hi Cait, Young Living’s products are intended only for the use listed on individual labels—either for topical/aromatic use or as a dietary supplement. Please always refer to the label for usage directions. Because Young Living’s products are not labeled to be used as drugs, they are not intended for use in the treatment or cure of disease or any abnormal function of the body, including ailments or injuries. Therefore, Young Living cannot provide advice or recommendation for products to address any type of disease, ailment, or injury. We advise that you consult with a medical professional on your specific issue.

  • Anna February 7, 2017 - 5:57 am Reply

    Hi, are Kidscents products safe for babies? Can i use bath gel and lotion on my newborn?
    Thank you

    • Young Living February 10, 2017 - 10:47 am Reply

      Hi Anna, KidScents products were not intended for newborns. As newborns have very sensitive skin, we recommend consulting with a healthcare provider before using any of our products. Thanks for stopping by with your question!

  • Gen February 5, 2017 - 11:24 pm Reply

    Can thieves cleaning, soap, and other product be used with kids 1.5yrs +?

    • Young Living February 6, 2017 - 1:45 pm Reply

      Hi Gen, Our Thieves® cleaning line is safe to be used around children. The soap and other Thieves® infused products can also be used with children. Please refer to the individual label for usage directions. Thanks for stopping by with your question!

  • Nicole January 13, 2017 - 2:46 pm Reply

    I’d like to know if it’s okay for my niece to drink water with lemon EO in it (glass bottle of course)

    • Young Living January 16, 2017 - 8:12 am Reply

      Hi Nicole, We recommend following the usage directions as listed on the label and speaking with a health care provider about the use of Lemon Vitality with children before beginning use. Thanks for stopping by with your question.

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