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a crying baby with colic on the left and a calm, sleeping baby on the right
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Aromatherapy for Sleep and Soothing a Colic Baby

Calm a colicky baby with this easy aromatherapy recipe! Lavender and chamomile essential oils work together to provide a sense of relaxation in you and in baby!
Prep Time1 min
Active Time1 min
Total Time2 mins
Course: Aromatherapy Blends
Cuisine: Anxiety, Colic
Yield: 1 aromatherapy session

Equipment

  • Your favorite ultrasonic diffuser

Materials

Instructions

  • Following your diffuser’s instructions, add 3 drops of lavender essential oil and 1 drop of chamomile essential oil to the diffuser.
  • Use during bedtime or before naptime to calm you and your baby.

Notes

Always check with your doctor and pediatrician before using aromatherapy. Do not use this oil directly on the baby’s skin. Do not ingest essential oils. If your baby is on the edge of your nerves, feel free to place baby in a safe space and leave the room to calm down; never shake your baby.