Essential Oils For Family and Home

Essential Oils and Pregnancy

DISCLAIMER: The information provided on The Olive’s Oils is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to prescribe, diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. It is your responsibility to educate yourself and address any health or medical needs you may have with your physician. Please seek professional help when needed.

Use with caution during pregnancy (dilute and/or use in moderate amounts):gentle baby book

  • Angelica
  • cedarwood
  • German chamomile
  • cistus
  • citronella
  • clary sage
  • clove bud
  • cumin (black)
  • cypress
  • davana
  • fennel
  • laurel
  • marjoram
  • mountain savory
  • myrrh
  • nutmeg
  • peppermint (I used this diluted during my last pregnancy. It worked wonders for my constant headaches.)
  • rose
  • spearmint
  • vetiver (I used this sparingly during my last pregnancy to help with disrupted sleep.)
  • yarrow
  • Aroma Seiz
  • Clarity
  • Harmony
  • ImmuPower
  • Relive It
  • Thieves (We use this a lot all of the time. I’m just certain to dilute as directed. This is a great immune booster.)

Avoid during pregnancy:

  • Basil
  • birch
  • calamus
  • cassia
  • cinnamon bark
  • hyssop
  • Idaho tansy
  • lavandin
  • rosemary
  • sage tarragon
  • Di-Gize
  • Dragon Time
  • Exodus II
  • Grounding
  • Mister

One of my favorite resource for using essential oils during pregnancy is Gentle Babies by Debra Rayburn. It has information and specific directions for treating many pregnancy ailments and discomforts with essential oils.

DISCLAIMERThe information provided on The Olive‚Äôs Oils is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to prescribe, diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. It is your responsibility to educate yourself and address any health or medical needs you may have with your physician. Please seek professional help when needed.