We are often asked which essential oils can be used responsibly during pregnancy. That is why we have selected a number of wellness products and essential oils that are good to use during pregnancy. However, use it even more sparingly than usual. So only use half the normal dosage in a bath oil or massage oil.
We strongly advise against internal use of essential oil. First there is a selection of essential oils that cannot be used during pregnancy. Next is a selection of essential oils that may be used at low doses during pregnancy.
If you are sensitive to odors, you should not use essential oils at all during pregnancy. When are you sensitive to smells? If you normally have to be careful with your eau de parfum, deodorant, shower gel, etc.
If you are not sensitive to essential oils and fragrances, essential oils can also help you during pregnancy. Always use essential oils diluted in a base oil, bath oil, body lotion etc. or buy our ready-made wellness products that can be found in this category.
Please note: we have made this selection based on our range. If another supplier has more essential oils, first check carefully whether the use of the other types of essential oils is also responsible. It is best not to use essential oils until the twelfth week of pregnancy.
Essential oils that you can NOT use during pregnancy
We strongly advise against using these essential oils during pregnancy, as they can be harmful to the mother and unborn child. This applies to all menstrual promoting essential oils in women who have a history of miscarriage and / or premature birth.
- Atlas cedar
- Blue Chamomile
Essential oils that you can use externally from 5 months during your pregnancy
Use these essential oils in a bath or massage oil in a low dose. Mix 10 drops of the essential oils of Lavender or Mandarin with 100 ml Apricot kernel oil. Always test a massage oil enriched with an essential oil on the wrist for a day to see if your skin can handle it. (so no red spots)
Use these essential oils against stretch marks or as a massage oil from the fifth month:
Prior to the fifth month, use pure apricot kernel oil to combat stretch marks. Apply the oil to your stomach every morning and before going to sleep.
If there are any adverse effects on the skin, always consult the doctor or midwife.
If you have any good tips that you can best pay attention to during pregnancy with regard to essential oils, please put them below.