From time to time Earth Mama® gets this question and time and time again we tell people: we’re not worried. We’ll explain why below, but the short answer is this: We spent a great deal of time researching the reported issues with lavender and tea tree oil, and we have found no solid evidence that causes us to question the safety of either of these essential oils. They have been used externally for thousands of years by millions of people, our own research and that of other natural companies and associations conclude that they are safe.
Some scientific studies about of lavender’s soporific sweetness
Over the moon thinking about life with your new baby? A Lying-in Plan can help you have a comforting and calm recuperation and establish a bond with your baby while you heal your body. What is a Lying-in? Read about this new take on an old tradition here, and create your own Lying-in Plan here. With preparation and awareness you can make your own lying in peaceful, nourishing and healing. Here are some basics to get you thinking about your own postpartum healing period.