Taken from the book – Beauty oils and Butters (elaine Stavert)
Massage this soothing oil into your little ones’ skin to help them relax and drift off to sleep. This is a great natural alternative to products containing petrochemicals, giving your baby a healthier start to life.
What you will need
300 ml sweet almond oil or olive oil
10 drops of lavender essential oil
10 drops of geranium essential oil
5 drops of chamomile essential oil
The above oils can be substituted with mandarin
This recipe makes 300ml of baby oil
Combine all the ingredients and mix through, then pour into a bottle. To use pour a little oil into your palms, then massage into your baby’s skin. Or draw a warm bath and 1 tablespoon (15ml) of the oil into the water. Mix well to ensure that the oil has evenly dispersed.
This recipe can be used on babies from 2 weeks old and upwards. Do not exceed the amounts of essential oils stated. The oil will make the bath slippy so make sure you keep a firm hold of baby. Always patch test before using.