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Make Fragrant Essential Oils: Soothe Sensitive Baby Skin

Bring the power of smell into life's rituals with these essential oil recipes.
By Mindy Green
February/March 2000
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This Mother and Child Reunion blend is safe for sensitive baby skin. Add the following to 1/4 cup of almond oil or add 1 teaspoon of the mixture to the bath.

• 4 drops lavender oil
• 2 drops rose oil
• 1 drop mandarin oil
• 3 drops neroli oil
• 2 drops Roman chamomile oil


Click here for the main article, Make Fragrant Essential Oil Blends

Mindy Green of Boulder, Colorado, is the author of Natural Perfumes: Simple Aromatherapy Recipes (Interweave Press, 1999), and the education director at the Herb Research Foundation. 








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