Kids and Essential Oils
Kids and Essential Oils
Parents around the world rely on Young Living Kids products to to make their parenting job easier. Our KidScents range is carefully designed with your little one in mind. It is infused with safe essential oils and mild formulas, made just for your little ones. Each KidScents product features a refreshing scent of Tangerine and Lemon essential oils, reformulated with only the finest ingredients nature has to offer.
Are essential oils safe for children?While many parents have seen the benefits of using essential oils on themselves, they are left wondering whether these oils are safe for their kids. Because of their smaller, still-developing bodies, children can be more sensitive to the compounds inside of essential oils than adults. However, with the right direction and recommended amounts, children can easily reap the benefits found within the bottle.
To ensure safe application and a positive experience for your child, keep the following guidelines in mind when administering essential oils:
Because their bodies are so much smaller, children benefit from a smaller amount of essential oils than adults. Whether you’re administering the oil topically, aromatically or internally, always start with the lowest amount possible and never exceed the smallest amount recommended for adults.
Dilute the oil
Children have very sensitive systems and require less of an essential oil to reap all of the benefits.
Dilute oils for children by age:
Age 0–1: 1 drop of oil to 8 drops of carrier oil
Age 2–6: 1 drop of oil to 3 drops of carrier oil
Age 7–11: 1 drop of oil to 1 drop of carrier oil
12+: Use the recommended amount on the label with 1 drop of carrier oil
First-time application: When applying a new oil for the first time, always dilute first and begin by massaging the mixture into the child’s feet. The feet tend to be less sensitive than other areas of the body, providing a safe space to try out new oils and check for possible sensitivities. Keep in mind that oils should always be diluted for children under the age of five.
Safety check: Educating your children about essential oils will go a long way, helping to ensure they take these potent oils seriously. Essential oils are not a toy and should be put out of the reach of children when not in use. Once the oils have entered your home, sit down and have a discussion with your kids about not using the oils without adult supervision.
Kidscents Refresh Essential Oil is a gentle blend of Eucalyptus, Palo Santo, and R.C., and supports the feeling of normal, clear breathing during times of discomfort.
Kidscents Dreamease Essential oil Blend is the ultimate oil to help your child settle in for the night. Packed with the relaxing scents of Lavender and Roman Chamomile.
Carefully blended with Ginger, Tangerine, Fennel, and other premium essential oils, Tummygise essential oil has a naturally comforting aroma that may help with tiny tummies.
Young Living’s KidPower offers a sweet, empowering aroma that inspires, motivates, and empowers little ones, diffused it also supports feelings of positivity and confidence.
Dreamland is only a few drops away with Gentle Baby essential oil. It is known as a kind and caring scent formulated with the littlest members of your family in mind.
MightyPro is a unique, synergistic blend of prebiotics and probiotics in a supplement specially formulated for children, in easy, one-dose packets that can be taken anywhere.