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NOTE: If you’re pregnant, please consult your doctor in advance about any essential oils you’d like to use. Opinions vary on which essential oils are safe to use during pregnancy and which should be avoided. Your doctor will have the best advice for you.
A common question that comes up frequently is whether or not pregnant women can use essential oils. Alix of Blessed in Homemaking tackles that question in this article.
She discusses when essential oils are generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. She also specifies which women should definitely avoid essential oils during the first trimester.
Then Alix reviews 20 different essential oils that are generally considered safe during the second and third trimesters. She explains the benefit of each oil and when it’s considered safe to use. As an example she lists Cypress oil as safe to use after the 5th month of pregnancy.
Alix also lists 14 essential oils that pregnant women should avoid using.It’s recommended that women who are pregnant consult with their doctor before using essential oils.
To read Alix’s entire article, visit this link: