Pregnancy turns out to be one of those inexplicable experiences that a woman goes through, and it is not for less, we could designate the word "change" as a synonym for this stage.
We know that there are physical, internal and hormonal changes, but it also changes the lifestyle, the way you feel, the priorities, among many other things, and although it is undoubtedly full of beautiful emotions, it is accompanied by many related challenges. to well-being, which is sometimes not such an easy task, as far as treatment is concerned, since many medicines on the market are counterproductive for pregnant women.
Thinking of natural alternatives for these discomforts is an excellent option. We have already talked about the use of essential oils and the many therapeutic benefits they provide in skin care, however, these oils have also been used for years to prevent and/or treat numerous types of discomfort and/or diseases .
Since our smell is the direct door to our limbic system, which is associated with our emotional part, it allows essential oils to fulfill stimulating functions such as the arousal of mood or organs associated with specific pain, and so on. it is how these oils fulfill their therapeutic effect, although their topical and ingested use also involve other mechanisms of action that are also highly effective.
For nausea, the essential oil of Cardamom or Peppermint oil are excellent allies, on the other hand, to reconcile a deeper rest and release stress, there are Sandalwood and Lavender oils. Likewise, to improve the appearance of the skin and keep it healthy, Frankincense and Grapefruit oils help a lot, especially to prevent those spots that appear unexpectedly during this period.
Despite their numerous benefits, at OrglizLab we want to recommend some tips for you to take into account before using them:
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE TRYING THEM
After you, who are pregnant, there is no other person who can better understand the changes you are going through than your family doctor. Therefore, telling him about your discomforts and the possible treatments with essential oils that you want to experience should be a MUST.
FREE OF TOXINS AND POLLUTANTS
The rise of essential oils has reached such a scale that many companies have abandoned quality standards, which results in a product without any purity. All Orgliz essential oils are thoroughly tested for purity and safety, and when used properly, provide a safe option during pregnancy.
ALLOWED ESSENTIAL OILS
The following list shows the safest essential oils during the gestation period, however it is recommended to use them after the first trimester, in the indicated doses and methods. We know that every pregnancy is different, so remember, the use of these oils depends on prior approval from your GP:
- tea tree
- roman chamomile
- Clary Sage
BANNED ESSENTIAL OILS
Although they contain excellent properties, during pregnancy, these oils could be very intense and/or aggressive for the fetus, so their use during pregnancy is not recommended:
- Royal sage (officinalis) and Spanish sage (Lavandulaefolia)
- atlas cedar
- Oregano (compact or Greek)
- Phenol thyme and carvacrol