Have you tried essential oils? This wellness trend is all over lately and some oils claim to help with relaxation, skin health, mood regulation and more. While essential oils have become a popular alternative treatment for many health concerns, it's important to remember that not all forms of treatment are safe for everyone, especially children.
Newborns and babies up to the age of 12 months are especially vulnerable to the effects of essential oils, and there are several reasons why they should not be used during this critical stage of development and are not medically recommended for this age group.
Ultimately, it's important to be cautious when using essential oils on newborns and babies. While natural products are wonderful, not every product labeled as natural is necessarily right for your family. Essential oils are not medically recommended for children up to the age of 12 months. Due to the lack of regulation and research on their safety and efficacy, it's best to avoid using these products on or near this vulnerable population. If you're considering using essential oils for your baby, it's always a good idea to talk to your healthcare provider first to ensure the treatment is safe and appropriate.
*As a pediatrician + mom, the safety of little ones is extremely important to me. For this reason, I decided not to have essential oils in our skincare products for littles with eczema and sensitive skin. All of Dr. Sylma products are safe to use in newborns and children of all ages!*
A few years back, my passion for skincare and love for my patients and kids motivated me to create a nourishing skincare line for little ones. In the process of developing the line, I delved into the science behind several medicinal herbs and plants