What essential oil is good for congested nose and coughs for a 6 month old baby? If diffusing is the safest method , can it be done with baby in the room?

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You may find this article useful: http://www.learningabouteos.com/index.php/2014/02/07/essential-oils-and-children/ In the article is a list of oil that are safe for children. There is also a link to find out which oils should be avoided. Hope this helps! In short, essential oil needs to be properly diluted (http://www.learningabouteos.com/index.php/2013/08/07/properly-diluting-essential-oils/) to be used on babies and toddlers.

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If it is tested and proven that baby is okay with essential oils. I would use something organic. I have seen the organic essential multi purpose oil which can also be used for cuts and bruises. I would say Eucalyptus is good for helping LO with the flu and congested nose. Keep a look out of the brands and tyoes before deciding.

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6y ago

I have eucalyptus radiata from Y&L. Can I diffuse it in the room?