Eucalyptus Essential Oils

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is eucalyptus essential oil safe to use for babies?

Could i have references please?

Yes, Eucalyptus oil is safe to use, even for infants. But please get a good aromatherapy reference BOOK before you start experimenting. 🙂

For newborns to two months, massage is safe only with Roman Chamomile, Dill & Lavender.

For babies two to twelve months, add Mandarin, Tangerine, Eucalyptus (radiata) and Tea Tree to the list. Up to five years old, add Geranium to the list of safe oils for massage.

For massage oil, use 10 to 30 drops of essential oil to each 1 ounce (30 mls – 2 Tablespoons) of base or carrier oil, like Sweet Almond or Grapeseed oil. When using a new oil for the first time, limit the amount of exposure until you’re sure there will be no reaction. After 24 hours, use as needed, as in a chest rub

For a humidifier, use up to 8 drops of essential oil to 2 cups of water. For inhalation, put 3 drops in a bowl of steaming water, cover the head with a towel and inhale the steam deeply. (You’ll need to get under the towel with baby, so use a large one.)

Eucalyptus Essential Oils
Eucalyptus Essential Oils

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