All blends in this section are based on 1% dilution. If using these blends with babies and young children,reduce the blend to 0.5%. All EGCOs are suitable for use with children. In addition, it is important to consult with a certified aromatherapist for specific circumstances. These tips are for informational purposes only.
Have a little one who’s afraid of monsters at bedtime? Fill a spray bottle with 1 oz of water and have your child assist you with adding 3 drops each of Lavender and Wild Orange to the water. Shake well and place the bottle on your child’s bedside table or where they can reach, if scared in the night. Your little one can also decorate the bottle with fun labels.
Combine 2 drops each of Chamomile (Roman), Lavender, Tea Tree and 1 oz of an EGCO. Apply to blistered area up to twice a day, as needed.
Combine 3 drops Helichrysum and 3 drops Lavender with 1 oz of an EGCO. Apply to the affected area, 1-2 times daily or as needed.
Sunburn (First degree with no blisters)
Combine 3 drops Chamomile (Roman) and 3 drops Lavender with 1 oz of aloe vera gel. Apply gently over the affected area.
Combine 1 drop Chamomile (Roman), 3 drops Helichrysum, 2 drops Lavender and 1 oz of an EGCO. Apply over the affected area.
Combine 4 drops Tea Tree and 2 drops Lavender with 1 oz aloe vera gel. Clean the skin and apply to the affected area.
Go away bugs
Combine 3 drops Geranium, 3 drops Lemon Eucalyptus with 1 oz of an EGCO. Apply to exposed skin as needed.
Hyperactivity in children
Use Lavender, Relaxation or Ylang Ylang in the Edens Garden Thera Lux Nebulizer Diffuser.
Bee sting or insect bite
Combine 10 drops Lavender or Tea Tree with 2 tsp of an EGCO. Apply to the bee sting or insect bite.
Combine 2 drops Chamomile (German), 4 drops Lavender and 1 oz of an EGCO. Massage a small amount of the mixture to the back of the affected ear.
Combine 6 drops Rose Geranium with 1 oz of an EGCO. Add 1 tbsp of the mixture to a bath for relaxation before bed.
Coughs & colds
Combine 3 drops Blood Orange, 2 drops Cilantro, 1 drop Pine and 1 oz of an EGCO. Massage over the chest area before bed.
Combine 3 drops Dill Weed, 3 drops Grapefruit with 1 oz Sweet Almond. Massage gently over the abdomen in a clockwise direction.
Cloth diaper laundry booster
Combine 4 drops Lavender and 4 drops Tea Tree with 1/4 cup washing soda. Add to your wash cycle for an extra boost.
Diaper pail spray
Combine 15 drops each of Lemon and Pine in a 4 oz spray bottle and top off with water. Spray liberally onto the diaper pail or any plastic surfaces around the diaper changing area. Shake well before each use. Do not use on skin or on changing pad.
Diffuse 5-10 drops Fir Balsam, Cypress, Juniper Berry, Pine or Spruce. Alternatively, add 1 drop to 1 teaspoon of an EGCO and massage over the chest and throat.