Our pick of the top performing oils, creams, lotions and bath washes to help soothe baby's irritated skin.
German chamomile and Roman chamomile are gentle essential oils that can be beneficial for babies who have trouble sleeping. Chamomile has natural soothing effects and is traditionally used to treat insomnia in babies and adults. Chamomile, along with lavender, can relieve symptoms of colic.
Evening Primrose Oil and Borage (Star Flower) Oil. For a while, taking supplements of these oils, which are rich in essential fatty acids, was thought to help reduce eczema symptoms. But recent studies have cast doubt on their effectiveness.
Tamanu Oil is good for eczema relief in babies, children and adults. Learn whow Tamanu Oil is a natural treatment method to control eczema skin.
Vegetable oils that are high in linoleic acid may be gentler on your baby's skin (AWHONN 2013, Danby et al 2013). Linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid that helps to protect the barrier element of your baby's skin. Vegetable oils that usually contain high levels of linoleic acid include: sunflower oil.