DIY: Mommy and Baby Immune-Boosting Massage Oil
Updated: Feb 26, 2020
You will need:
4 tablespoon of carrier oil Light olive oil, coconut oil or grapeseed oil work well. 4 drop Lavender oil 4 drop Frankincense oil 4 drops Lemon oil
Store massage oil in a glass dropper bottle and away from direct sunlight.
Place about 3-4 drops in your hands and gently rub them together to create warmth.
Gently massage the baby's feet in a circular motion. Don't forget the toes!
Incorporating this in your baby’s bedtime routine is an excellent way for the both of you to unwind and take in the relaxing properties the aromatherapy has to offer.
As well as having antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties lavender is a natural sedative. Frankincense
An overall health tonic, frankincense aids in respiratory conditions, digestive complaints and nervous tendencies. It is also useful in healing scars and stretch marks, so add it to your favorite lotion for and extra boost. Lemon
Lemon oil helps improve circulation, assisting in the detoxification of harmful pollutants your baby may be exposed to. Lemon oil also stimulates the immune system by increasing the production of white blood cells.
Now its your turn! Once your baby is alseep get your partner to massge your feet in the same way!
Repeat this once or twice a day for general immune support and 2-4 times a day during illness.