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Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis
For centuries, sweet almond oil has been used during pregnancy for both consumption and external use.
Its rich is nutritional value, making it beneficial for many health uses. Almond oil naturally moisturises and increases your skin's elasticity, making it a great choice to prevent the appearance of stretch marks and the severity of perineal tears.
Sweet almond oil also soothes, heals, and supports cell health and regeneration of the skin.
Aloe Barbadensis Miller
Aloe vera is a popular vitamin-rich plant used within medicine and skincare. It’s renowned for its anti-inflammatory properties, reducing pain, swelling, and soreness of burns, wounds, or other injuries.
It not only soothes but speeds up wound healing time and limits scarring. Aloe vera is also effective in treating fungal and bacterial infections.
Aprioct Kernel Oil
Apricot kernel oil is extracted from the seed of an apricot. It is a light but powerful oil for providing long-lasting moisturisation and softening of your skin, as it resembles sebum, an oil naturally produced by the skin. Apricot oil is a skin saviour. It contains Vitamin C and E, which fade the appearance of stretch marks, scars, and blemishes while providing elasticity to the skin, protecting against environmental pollutants.
Castor oil is a multi-purpose oil that has been used for thousands of years. It was burnt by ancient Egyptians and used as fuel in lamps and a natural remedy to treat eye irritation and even stimulate labour. Castor oil is rich in ricinoleic, a fatty acid with anti-inflammatory properties and promotes hydration, making it naturally healing and moisturising. Applying castor oil to wounds also promotes healing, reduces dryness, decreases the risk of infection and cornification (the buildup of dead skin cells), which can delay wound healing.
Coconut oil is composed mainly of fatty acids, which have antimicrobial properties. It can also reduce inflammation when applied to the skin or consumed. It’s intensely moisturising and hydrating. When applied to the skin, coconut oil provides a natural protective barrier, improving elasticity, keeping out bacteria, and healing scars and cracked nipples.
Grapeseed oil contains high amounts of vitamin E and omega chain fatty acids essential for maintaining healthy, hydrated, glowing skin and minimising cell damage. It can improve the skin’s moisture, softness, and elasticity, making it an excellent choice for perineal massage.
Rosehip oil is extracted from the fruit of a rose bush and is rich in essential nutrients and vitamins our body needs. It contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, which work as natural pain relief. Rosehip also promotes collagen remodelling, which is particularly useful for preventing dry skin and healing wounds. The scent of rosehip has also been found to reduce stress, lower blood pressure, and calm.
Shea butter is rich in vitamins and one of the best natural remedies for moisturising, soothing, and nourishing your skin. Ensuring your skin is well hydrated during pregnancy increases elasticity and reduces the appearance of scarring and stretch marks. Shea butter also boosts the production of collagen and antioxidants that heal the skin.
Vitamin E is a group of vitamins with antioxidant effects. Sunflower seeds are a powerhouse source for Vitamin E. Vitamin E is high in Linoleic Acid (Omega-6), Beta-carotene, Vitamins A, C, and D. These collectively act as antioxidants to combat the signs of ageing help your skin rid itself of bacteria. Its oil is known for its wound healing, hydrating, softening, and skin regenerating properties. It also helps to decrease inflammation and reduce general redness, making it especially suitable for sensitive skin.
Witch hazel has powerful natural medical properties that soothe irritated, itchy, inflamed, or cracked skin. It also contains antioxidants that ease inflammation and swelling while also providing natural pain relief. Witch hazel also offers your skin protection against damage as it contains tannins which prevent further inflammation.
People have used essential oils for thousands of years as a natural, holistic treatment for ailments.
Citrus Aurantium Bergamia
Bergamot is a great oil used to aid relaxation during pregnancy as it is known to alleviate stress and elevate mood. The oil also has strong antiseptic properties and, during labour, can have a calming effect and help reduce pain.
Clary sage is a wellness oil commonly used during labour to balance hormones, reduce stress, and relieve pain. It can also help induce labour by stimulating contractions and facilitating muscular, respiratory, and uterine systems. As it promotes relaxation and reduces stress, it is beneficial to help with any fear, tension, or emotional stress about your birth.
Frankincense has many therapeutic benefits and is a go-to for support during pregnancy. It has been found to calm the nervous system and strengthen and tone the uterus, making it an excellent choice for labour. Frankincense promotes healing and reduces dryness, which can help reduce the size and thickness of scars and stretch marks.
Palargonium Graveilens Flower Oil
Geranium’s antibacterial and antimicrobial properties make it effective against fighting off bacterial infections. It is also beneficial in healing wounds and preventing infection as it has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. Geranium is also another oil that is calming and reduces stress as well as anxiety during labour.
Lavandula Angustifolia Flower Oil
Lavender has natural pain-reducing effects, which can decrease inflammation, speed up wound healing, and its antibacterial properties can treat fungal infections. Lavender also stimulates the production of collagen, which can reduce the discolouration of stretch marks. The scent of lavender oil is also believed to treat anxiety, insomnia and promote relaxation.
Citrus Nobilis/Citrus Sinensis
Mandarin oil has many healing properties. As a gentle oil, it is unlikely to irritate sensitive skin. It is partially helpful in reducing the appearance of scars and brightening skin. Mandarin oil also acts as an antiseptic, preventing infection and fighting off bacteria and fungus development.