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Pregnancy, Essential Oils and Organic Skincare

We do not use any of the essential oils in doses that would cause a problem in pregnancy or those contraindicated for pregnancy such as the below.

For your extra information, pregnant women should avoid products containing
high strengths of the following essential oils:

    * Angelica - Angelica archangelica
    * Basil, Sweet (or Lemon Balm or Melissa) - Melissa officinalis
    * Bay Laurel - Laurus Nobilis
    * Calamintha - Calamintha officinalis
    * Cedarwood, Atlas - Cedrus atlantica
    * Celery Seed - Apium graveolens
    * Cinnamon Leaf - Cinnamomum zeylanicum
    * Citronella - Cymbopogon nardus
    * Clary Sage - Salvia sclarea
    * Clove Bud - Syzygium aromaticum
    * Cumin - Cuminum cyminum
    * Fennel, Sweet - Foeniculum vulgare
    * Hyssop - Hyssopus officinalis
    * Juniper Berry - Juniperus communis
    * Labdanum - Cistus ladanifer
    * Lovage - Levisticum officinale
    * Marjoram, Sweet - Origanum marjorana
    * Myrrh - Commiphora myrrha
    * Nutmeg - Myristica fragrans
    * Parsley - Petroselinum sativum
    * Snakeroot - Asarum canadense
    * Sage, Spanish - Salvia lavandulifolia
    * Thyme, White - Thymus vulgaris, specifically "White"

However, as always with pregnancy, if you have any concerns consult your healthcare practitioner.
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