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Beyond the Basics: Exploring Unique Essential Oils for Your Pregnancy Journey
Let's explore the realm of essential oils tailored specifically for pregnancy, ensuring a safe and enriching journey from conception to delivery. In this exploration, we shine a spotlight on two lesser-known yet potent essential oils that can be your trusted companions throughout this transformative phase.
Essential #1: Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)
Bergamot emerges as a versatile ally, boasting both citrus and floral notes that offer a dual benefit of energizing boosts and mental relaxation. This oil proves to be a motivating force, adept at lifting moods and naturally handling stress. Whether inhaled straight from the bottle or diffused throughout the day, Bergamot provides a constant source of stress relief, elevating both mood and energy levels.
A unique attribute of Bergamot lies in its ability to tonify the uterus when applied topically over the belly. This quality becomes especially valuable as it gears you up for the labor phase. However, a crucial tip to bear in mind is the caution required when using Bergamot in conjunction with sun exposure during pregnancy. To mitigate any risks, it is advisable to use it at night or apply it only on skin areas that won't be exposed to the sun.
Essential #2: Black Pepper (Piper nigrum)Say hello to Black Pepper, your versatile companion during the various stages of pregnancy, labor, and delivery. This wonder oil contributes to an energized and courageous mindset while serving as a solution for neck and back pain, labor discomfort, and even constipation.
For an extra kick, consider mixing Black Pepper into digestive and massage blends. A recommended blend involves combining 1 drop of Black Pepper with 2 drops of Lavender and 1 tsp. (5ml) carrier oil, applied topically for relief from back labor pain and other discomforts. It's crucial to note that dilution with a carrier oil is essential before applying Black Pepper directly to the skin.
Ready to further explore these pregnancy powerhouses? Be sure to check out our video tutorial and the digital download linked below, where we share all the details on these fantastic essential oils!
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Cheers, 🌿 Stephanie