Essential oils that are considered appropriate for diffusing around children aged two and under. Jasmine absolute (Jasminum sambac) â€“ Calming. Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) â€“ Clean citrus scent. Great addition to homemade bug spray. Ylang ylang (Cananga odorata) â€“ Relaxing. Helpful when you're in de-stress mode.
While it is recommended for adults to take some oils orally, this is never safe for babies. Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla or Chamaemelum nobile) Distilled lemon (Citrus limon) Dill (Anethum sowa) Eucalyptus (Eucalpytus radiata) Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) Mandarin (Citrus reticulata)
After the age of six months, you may diffuse child safe essential oils for a specific purpose and short periods of time. For an acute case (like a bee sting or bug .
When it comes to essential oils for children, it can be confusing to know what's safe and what isn't so I did some research of my own. Here's what I found.