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BATHING AFTER CHILDBIRTH INTRODUCTION
You may shower and shampoo anytime after delivery.
In a homebirth setting this may be right after the delivery of the placenta and after any suturing, if needed, has been done. The mother, with physical support from her partner and/or midwife or birthing assistants to steady her feet while walking, is escorted to the bathroom to perform bathroom duties (urination & bowel movement, if needed) and have a nice warm shower and shampoo. If she is feeling faint or shaky and unsteady, have her sit on a water-proof stool, chair or shower bench that sits firmly in the shower or tub. She should not be left alone during this time but should have at least one person present with her to assist her, if needed, and offer support. Use mild bath soap and very gentle cleaning strokes or dabs to clean the perineal area to remove any blood or other bodily fluids. Take care that tissue damage does not occur and if any stitches were made, then these should be carefully avoided. The perineum may be sensitive and sore. Use plenty of warm water for rinsing. Dry by dabbing gently to remove excess moisture in the perineal area with a clean, fresh towel. She should not use any deodorant, talc or bath powders, especially in her perineal area, as this can interfere with healing. At this time it is nice that she is able to dress in a clean nightgown or loose robe with a clean perineal pad in place to absorb the lochia (bloody discharge). It is usually recommended that she uses a belt with her sanitary pad and avoid panty underwear for the first few days or so. Large incontinence pads or incontinence panties work well since they cover a larger area and helps to prevent bloody leakage. If using sanitary pads, she may have to wear more than one sanitary pad at a time for the few days since the flow is usually heavy at first and often blood clots (sometimes quite large) may be passed. She should return to a clean bed with fresh linen and fluffed pillows ready to relax, maybe have some nutritious soup or a light meal and enjoy her new baby with her partner and perhaps to obtain some much needed rest. Someone should remain with her for the first 24 to 48 hours (partner, friend, family member) to assist her and to observe how she is doing and report any unusual occurrences or symptoms to the midwife.
Some midwives and health care providers recommend that a full tub bath be delayed from 24 to 48 hours up to a few weeks after delivery. Opinions are very diverse regarding bathing as compared to showering after birth. However, to be relatively safe, a shallow tub bath in about 4 inches of pleasantly warm (not hot) water (sitz bath depth) may be taken as soon as you are able to get in and out of the tub safely. Be sure to have someone there to assist the mother in getting in and out of the tub to prevent falls (she may get a little dizzy after soaking in the bath and then trying to get out, fainting my occur). The biggest thing is to make sure the tub has been scoured cleaned and rinsed thoroughly before the new mom is allowed to sit and bathe in it to prevent potential bacterial infections. If this is not possible, she may stand or sit on a waterproof chair in the tub and have someone pour warm water over her as she bathes.
SITZ & HERBAL BATHS FOR SORE MUSCLES & PERINEUMS
These are herbal baths to help with sore muscles and perineums after the baby is born and all necessary postpartum tasks are finished. Both the mothers and the babies love it.
HERBAL BATH RECIPE #1
2 cups Comfrey Leaf
1 cup Shepherd's Purse
1 cup Uva Ursi
1 cup Garlic
1 cup Sea Salt
1/4 cup of Rosemary Powder
Tie the herbs up in a knee high nylon stocking so as to not have to strain them after the infusion. Infuse the herbs for a while then pour that tea off. Then refill the pot and simmer them until the baby is born. Scrub the bathtub thoroughly, rinsing even more thoroughly. Candles for low light can be used so the baby will open its eyes and relax. The herbs are good for the mother's sore bottom and baby's skin. This herbal bath helps with swelling and aid clotting.
HERBAL BATH RECIPE #2
1 cup Sea Salt
1 large Clove of Fresh Garlic
1 ounce of Uva Ursi
1 to 2 ounces of Comfrey Leaf
1/2 to 1 ounce of Shepherd's Purse
Boil large pot of water. Add herbs, and simmer 30 minutes to an hour. Strain. Add sea salt and pureed garlic. Notes: Garlic and sea salt are antiseptic. Uva ursi aids healing for female organs. Comfrey leaf is soothing and is said to aid healing by causing the edges of wounds to grow together. Shepherd's purse prevents and controls heavy bleeding. Shepherd's purse can also be made into a tea and sipped while bathing to help with bleeding control.
A tincture of Shepherd's Purse may be added to Red Raspberry leaf tea. Red Raspberry leaf tea is a female tonic and hormonal balancing tea as well as a uterine toner. An excellent tea for all women of all ages.
HERBAL BATH RECIPE #3
2 hands full of Comfrey Leaf
1 handful Sea Salt tied into a clean stocking.
Simmer in water, throw stocking and tea into the well-cleaned tub.
A dropper of St Johns Wort Oil and Arnica-Infused Oil can be added to the water to aid with soreness. St. Johns Wort Oil seems to help pain in labor when rubbed on back or tummy!
HERBAL BATH RECIPE #4
2 cups Comfrey Leaf and Root
1 cup Shepherd's Purse
1 cup Uva Ursi
1/4 cup Rosemary
1 cup Sea Salt
1 cup Lavender Flowers
1/4 cup Myrrh
This is mixture is nice if garlic odor is bothersome. These organic herbs can be sewn into 100 percent natural, undyed, unbleached muslin or cotton gauze-like fabric in advance of the birth. This is a huge time and mess saver. They can be tied with a nice ribbon and a tag with instructions on how and when to use them along with the ingredients, if given as a maternity gift to the expectant mother. This is an inexpensive baby shower gift and makes a great bath.
The entire bag would be simmered in hot water for about 30 minutes. Pour the tea into the tub. It smells mildly lovely because of the lavender. It can be used again the next day, except it would have to steep longer.
See Mountain Rose Herbs and our other Merchants below for product links for organically grown and harvested bulk herbs, salts and aromatherapy oils to make your own postpartum herbal baths.
MoonDragon's Health Therapy: Herbal Bath Recipes Index
MoonDragon's Health Therapy: Sitz Baths
COMMERCIALLY MADE HERBAL BATH PRODUCTS
OLBAS HERBAL BATH OIL PRODUCTS
OLBAS HERBAL BATH OIL
Olbas Therapeutic Herbal Bath Oil has a therapeutic fragrant bath oil soothes & relaxes. It tingles and invigorates all the body senses. It is marvelous after a hard day of work or sport. It is excellent as a footbath for tired, aching feet. Blended using pure essential oils and chlorophyll, Olbas Bath Oil acts as a natural deodorant. Use in the tub or whirlpool for a bubble bath or in the shower to stimulate the senses. Provides a truly exceptional experience!
Tub Use: Add 2 to 4 tablespoonfuls to tub of hot water. If foam is desired, add to running water.
Shampoo or Shower: Use as a shampoo or as a liquid soap on wash cloth, sponge or brush (avoid contact with eyes).
Foot or Sponge Bath: Add 1 to 2 tablespoonfuls to each gallon of hot water.
Whirlpool Bath: to begin, add 1 teaspoonful. Then add sparingly to adjust for size of tub, foam and degree of stimulation desired.
Olbas Herbal Bath ingredients include blended essential oils of Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Cajeput, Wintergreen, Juniper, and Clove, combined into a natural base of Chlorophyll and mild foaming Soap. Does NOT contain SLS or SLES (sodium lauryl/laureth sulfates).
HerbsPro: Olbas Herbal Bath, 4 oz. (62710)
HerbsPro: Olbas Herbal Bath, 8 oz. (62711)
Olbas Oil has long been a household name that families reach for at the first sign of a cold. It can be dropped onto a handkerchief or into water for inhalation during the day, at night a drop on a tissue tucked inside a pillowcase can help you to breathe easily so that you get a good night's sleep. Applied to the skin, Olbas Oil produces a feeling of warmth and a local anaesthetic action, which makes it particularly effective in relieving muscular discomfort and arthritis pain. Olbas Oil originated in Basel, Switzerland over 100 years ago, and continues to be a European and worldwide favorite. The natural essential oils in Olbas Oil are extracted from six medicinal herbs, the basis of healing in cultures around the world for centuries. This synergistic combination of six essential oils provides amazing relief on multiple levels.
Inhalation: Inhaling through a tissue sprinkled with Olbas Oil restores free breathing and provides fast relief when suffering from a cold, flu, or allergies. Or, add 10-20 drops of Olbas to a bowl of hot water, place a towel over your head, and breathe the vapors deeply for about 5 minutes. For nighttime relief, sprinkle 10 drops on your pillow... keeps nasal passages clear all night long. The natural essential oils are non-greasy and will not stain most natural fabrics.
Massage: Apply Olbas Oil generously and gently massage the body. Can be used for a full massage or spot massage at pressure points for quick effect. Provides FAST relief as it penetrates deeply to soothe aches and pains from simple backache, arthritis, rheumatism, muscle strains, bruises, sprains and tired sore feet.
Sports & Exercise: Apply Olbas Oil to muscle areas before jogging, bicycling, or workouts to help relax tight muscles. Apply after sports or exercise and massage gently to help reduce soreness and soothe overworked muscles. Bumps and bruises can be relieved by massaging a few drops on the affected area. Apply to sprains immediately and repeat 3 to 4 times daily.
Home & Work: Apply Olbas Oil to aching muscles in the arms, legs or back after a hard day on the job or working around the house. Apply to hands, fingers or feet to soothe and relieve aches and pains in the joints caused by arthritis, rheumatism or neuralgia. Massage a drop or two on temples and forehead to help relieve headaches. (Be careful to keep away from eyes.)
Family Use & Travel: Take some with you whenever you travel - great for those bumps, bruises and insect bites that inevitably come along. Massage on tired, sore feet and legs after prolonged periods of walking, standing or sports activity.
Ingredients include Essential oils of Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Cajeput, Wintergreen, Juniper, and Clove.
HerbsPro: Olbas Oil, 10 ml (0.32 fl. oz.) (62713)
HerbsPro: Olbas Oil, 28 ml (0.95 fl. oz.) (111908)
HerbsPro: Olbas Oil, 50 ml (1.65 fl. oz.) (62715)
ROSE GERANIUM & CITRUS BATH SALTS
Rose Geranium & Citrus Bath Salts are used for for balancing and renewing. It contains pure essential oil blend that soothes the body, eases tension and stimulates the senses. Epsom salts draws toxins from the body, reducing swelling and relaxes the muscles. Sea salt is rich in calcium, potassium and magnesium. It adds valuable trace minerals to the bath, softening the water naturally and gently cleansing the skin. These products are inspired by the Japanese ritual of bathing which emphasizes purification, relaxation, and mindful soaking, a valued part of daily life. The essential oils used in the bath enhances the hot water experience, inspiring you to create your own bathing ritual. Bring the ritual of bathing into your daily life. Add 2 to 3 ounces (or tablespoons) of BathSalts to running water in your own soaking tub. For the most fragrant results, close your bathroom door before adding Salts to your bath. The bath salts contain Sodium Chloride (Sea Salt), Magnesium Sulfate (Epsom Salt), Organic Palmarosa (Cymbopogon Martini) Oil, Organic Orange (Citrus Aurantium) Oil, and Organic Geranium (Geranium Maculatum) Oil.
HerbsPro: Bath Salts, Organic Rose Geranium & Citrus, 21.5 oz. (70869)
ROSE BATH SALTS
Rose Bath Salts steep in the powerful aromatic essences designed to liberate emotion and excite the pleasures of love that are sure to transport you to an open heart with a new appetite for passion.
HerbsPro: Renew Rose & Chamomile Bath Salts, EO Products, 22 oz.
HerbsPro: Rose Petal Bath Salts, One With Nature, 32 oz.
THERAPEUTIC BATH CRYSTALS
Therapeutic Bath Crystals by Burt's Bees - indulging in a warm bath of salt crystals and essential oils after a workout helps release lactic acid which builds up during physical activity causing muscle aches. The penetrating action of essential oils of Lemon and Eucalyptus helps stimulate the elimination of waste products and relieves soreness and pain, whether from physical activity or everyday life stresses. 100 percent natural. Add several tablespoons to hot running water. Let the tub fill and allow salts to dissolve. When the bath reaches a comfortable temperature, step in and soak for 15 minutes or more. It contains Sea Salt, Lemon Oil, Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda), Rosemary Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus Oil, and Tocopherol (Vitamin E) Oil. Not recommended for hot tubs. Other therapeutic bath salts have also been included here for a greater selection of products.
HerbsPro: Itch Witch Crystal Comfort Bath Salts, Well In Hand, 16 oz. (69921)
HerbsPro: Dead Sea Salts Therapeutic Mineral Bath, Earth Therapeutics, 32 oz. (61501)
HerbsPro: Dead Sea Mineral Bath Salts, Fragrance Free, One With Nature, 32 oz. (86746)
ROOIBOS BATH GIFT PACK
Rooibos Gift Pack Kit by African Red Tea, has 4 items:
- Rooibos Body Lotion - Great for every type of skin.
- Rooibos Face Cream - With large amount of Alpha Hydroxy Acid and Zinc for healthy smooth skin.
- Rooibos Bath Salt - Dead Sea Salts with Rooibos. Luxuriate in the bathtab.
- Cleansing Beauty Bar, 5 oz. - African Red Tea Cleansing & Beauty Bar is very rich, long lasting, and has excellent lathering ability.
HerbsPro: Rooibos Face Cream, African Red Tea Imports, 2 oz. (83282)
HerbsPro: Shea Butter & Rooibos Natural Moisturizing Cream, African Red Tea Imports, 4 oz. (108845)
HerbsPro: Rooibos Beauty Bar Soap, African Red Tea Imports, 5 oz. (82004)
HerbsPro: Rooibos Shampoo, African Red Tea Imports, 6 oz. (83281)
HerbsPro: Rooibos Body Lotion, African Red Tea Imports, 6 oz. (83283)
HerbsPro: Rooibos Red Tea, Unfermented Loose Leaves, African Red Tea Imports, 1 lb. (94926)
HerbsPro: Rooibos Red Tea, Loose Leaves, African Red Tea Imports, 1 lb. (94925)
HerbsPro: Rooibos Tea, Cut & Sifted, Starwest Botanicals, 1 lb. (71364)
MOUNTAIN ROSE BATH PRODUCTS
Mountain Rose Herbals: Body and Bath Products - Many items helpful in making your own bath products as well as bath blends and soaps. All organic and natural ingredients are used.
Bathing with all natural botanical products can be a transforming and enhancing experience that provides us with numerous skin toning benefits while being gentle on our skin and the environment. The bathing products offered by Mountain Rose Herbs do not contain synthetic ingredients derived from the petrochemical industry, nor will we offer products of a synthetic nature which may contain other chemical compounds. All of the yummy bath delights offered by Mountain Rose Herbs are of earth origin and made exclusively with natural, botanical, renewable or vegetable based sources. Soft, gentle and without compromise to the environment, we are sure that you will find a plethora of products kissed with botanical goodness and designed explicitly for the naturalist in mind.
RELAXING BATH HERBS
Fragrant baths have been enjoyed for centuries for their healing and purifying properties, not to mention how splendid it is to bathe in fresh, and fragrant herbs and flowers! If you ever wanted to pamper yourself with a true bathing delight, then you must try our certified organic Bath Herbs.Our line of bath herbs comes packaged in an attractive kraft bag with a re-usable drawstring muslin bag which, once filled with the herbs, is used to infuse botanical aromas and herbal sensations to your bathing water. Contains: Organic Chamomile flowers, organic Lavender flowers, organic Comfrey leaf, Rose Petals, organic Hops flowers, Passionflower and a blend of true essential oils. Choose from 3 oz or 1 lb.
Mountain Rose Herbals: Body and Bath Products - Relaxing Bath Herbs Fragrant Baths
BABY'S BATH HERBS
This herbal bath blend has a sweet floral aroma that is calming for both infant and parent. Adding herbs to your little one's bath is a gentle way to absorb the healing properties of these soothing botanicals. These loose bath herbs come with a reusable muslin bag, so you are free to add as much or as little of this aromatic blend to a bath as you wish. The filled bag also makes a gentle washcloth for sensitive skin, or a delightful squishy toy to play with. Contains: organic Calendula flowers, organic Chamomile flowers, organic Oat tops, organic Lavender flowers, and organic Rose petals. Choose from 2 sizes (3 oz. & 1 lb.).
Mountain Rose Herbals: Body and Bath Products - Baby's Bath Herbs, Organic
AUBREY LIQUID BODY SOAP
Refreshing sea herbals and emollients come together in this mild, concentrated soap that cleanses gently, without disrupting your skin's delicate balance. Enriched with organic shea butter, almond protein and coconut oil to leave skin feeling fresh and smooth-never tight or dry. A great all-natural soap for the entire family. Be sure to keep bottles by your sinks and your tub. Contains: Coconut Oil-Corn Oil Soap, Deionized Water, Vegetable Glycerin, Castile Soap, Almond Protein, Organic Shea Butter, Bladderwrack Extract, Laminaria Extract, Organic Aloe Vera; Extracts of Fennel, Hops, Balm Mint, Mistletoe, Camomile and Yarrow; Apple Oil, Organic Peppermint Oil, Bitter Almond Oil, Aubrey's Preservative (Citrus Seed Extract, Vitamins A, C and E).
Mountain Rose Herbals: Body and Bath Products - Aubrey Liquid Body Soap, Aubrey Organics, 8 oz. Bottle
AYATE SOAP POUCH
This is a wonderful exfoliating soap cloth which is easy to use, made from renewable sources and lasts for up to 1 to 2 years. Simply tuck a bar of soap into the opening and pull the drawstring to close. Made from 100% natural fiber, Ayate cloth softens when wet, is mildew resistant, and may be washed with normal laundry.
Mountain Rose Herbals: Body and Bath Products - Ayate Soap Pouch, Body Crystal
Grown, harvested and woven in Mexico, this natural fiber washcloth serves as a useful tool for every natural home. Ayate cloth is from 100% dried Agave fiber, and when soaked in water, its natural fibers soften, expand, and then the weave tightens back to improve its strength and pliability. A gentle exfoliating cloth that stimulates the skin to a smooth invigorating freshness without the harsh feel sometimes associated with natural fiber washcloths. Ayate cloth is mildew resistant, lasts up to 1 to 2 years, and may be washed with normal laundry. Measures 12 x 12-inches when expanded.
Mountain Rose Herbals: Body and Bath Products - Ayate Washcloth, Body Crystal
Finally a practical, economical and organic soap made from good folks who have an unwavering commitment to the protection of our natural world by planting 1 tree for every 10 bars sold. The right blend of vegetable oils makes for a long lasting bar soap, which is contrary to the short lives of other natural soaps due to the quick disintegration. These luscious soaps are made with 100% certified organic vegetable oils and are scented with pure plant derived essential oils. Contains: Organic saponified oils of Palm, Coconut, and Olive oils, and a blend of essential oils. Some bars contain organic Oatmeal and organic Bran. Each bar is 3.75 oz. Choose From: Forest, Honey-Oatmeal, Lavender-Oatmeal, Mint, Tangerine and Unscented.
Mountain Rose Herbals: Body and Bath Products - Organic Bar Soap, Oregon Soap Company, 3.75 oz.
OREGON BAR SOAP
From Oregon Soap Company. A practical, economical and organic soap made from good folks who have an unwavering commitment to the protection of our natural world by planting 1 tree for every 10 bars sold. The right blend of vegetable oils makes for a long lasting bar soap, which is contrary to the short lives of other natural soaps due to the quick disintegration. Choose from 3 different bars: French Clay Geranium, Honey Oatmeal, & Tea Tree-Calendula. Each bar is 3.75 oz.
Mountain Rose Herbals: Body and Bath Products - Oregon Soap Company Bar Soap, 5 oz.
MOON VALLEY ORGANICS BAR SOAP
From Moon Valley Organics. These Cleansing Body Bars from Moon Valley Organics are specially formulated to nourish and soften. Developed with intention, each certified organic body bar is made with organic herbs that are sustainably grown on Moon Valleys own farm. What they cannot grow or produce is sourced from like-minded organic suppliers. Choose from 3 amazing bars. Lavender Calendula, Mint & Sea Minerals, or Oatmeal Sage. Each bar is 4 oz.
Mountain Rose Herbals: Body and Bath Products - Moon Valley Organics Bar Soap, 4 oz.
ACURE BODY WASH
From Acure. These lather rich liquid body washes from Acure Organics are formulated to provide deep moisture with each wash. Choose from an ultra-hydrating coconut pumpkin body wash or an unscented sensitive skin formula. Each tube is 8 oz.
Mountain Rose Herbals: Body and Bath Products - Oregon Soap Company Bar Soap, 5 oz.
DEAD SEA SALT
A luxuriant sea salt extracted and solar dried from the saline and mineral rich marshes of the confined Dead Sea. Dead sea salt is a nutrient rich, extremely fine, and partially moist salt perfect for bath products and scrubbing blends. Because of its moisture content we have found it easily mixed with other ingredients with little or no separation. This salt is extremely wealthy in numerous key elements and has proven to be one of the best therapeutic salts available. Choose from 3 different sizes.
Mountain Rose Herbals: Body and Bath Products - Dead Sea Salt
Epsom Salt is a truly luxurious product, often overlooked for its therapeutic benefits, and is principally used in bath salts to sooth, relax, and relieve sore muscles. They can be used as a stand alone salt for soaking, or may be blended with essential oils and botanicals for a truly splendid bathing experience. Aside from cosmetic use, Epsom Salt has numerous medicinal benefits and supplies the body with magnesium and sulfates. Choose from 3 different sizes.
Mountain Rose Herbals: Body and Bath Products - Epsom Salt
FOAMING HAND SOAP
From Oregon Soap Company. These moisture-rich foaming hand soaps are made with 100% certified organic vegetable oils and are scented with pure plant derived essential oils. The foaming pump dispenses lavish suds that leave hands clean and soft. At over 325 pumps per bottle, these soaps are super economical. Even better, Oregon Soap Company is committed to planting one tree or native plant for every 5 gallons of soap sold! Contains: Saponified organic Coconut, organic Sunflower and/or Safflower, and organic Castor Oil, essential oils, Citric Acid (pH balancer), Rosemary extract (antioxidant). Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth. Other scents available are Clary Sage & Fir or Lavender.
Mountain Rose Herbals: Body and Bath Products - Citrus Sunshine Foaming Hand Wash, Oregon Soap Company, 8.3 oz. Bottle With Pump Top
From Mountain Rose Herbs. Crafted with the finest organic botanicals and oils, this 100% natural herbal lubricant will encourage closeness and awaken arousal. Perfect for times of sensual intimacy, Gentle Oil is specifically formulated without synthetic chemicals or petroleum derived ingredients to provide a safe and effective vaginal lubricant. Not to be used with latex condoms. Contains: Organic Sweet Almond oil, organic Jojoba oil, and Vitamin E oil infused with organic Calendula flowers, organic Plantain and organic Marshmallow root.
Mountain Rose Herbals: Body and Bath Products - Gentle Oil, Certified Organic, 4 oz.
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BATH THERAPY SALTS
Just as life began in the sea, the sea is also the natural source of the minerals and organic nutrients that are vital to life and health. In some bath salt brands, organic essential oils are combined with epsom and California sun dried sea salts for a deeply soothing and naturally detoxifying soak. Epsom Salt is often included in bath salt blends as it draws toxins from the body, reduces swelling and relaxes the muscles. California sun dried sea salt is rich in calcium, potassium and magnesium; it adds valuable trace minerals to the bath, softening the water naturally and gently cleansing the skin. Some brands use Dead Sea salt in their blend. The healing power of the Dead Sea is legendary. This is due to it having the highest mineral content of any body of water in the world. For centuries, spas around the world have used such marine-derived ingredients to promote well being and to relieve a variety of ailments. These mineral bath soaks contains 100% pure, concentrated Dead Sea Salts which are ultra-rich in the essential minerals and trace elements that help to draw out impurities, soothe skin irritation, relax tense muscles and joints, and relieve aching back. Some blends combine natural essential oils to soothe, relax and invigorate, plus other ones are natural, unscented variety so you can enjoy just the Dead Sea salt action or add your own choice of fragrance. While some brands of bath therapy salts use coarse grade sea salts that may be unsuitable for water pumps found in hot tubs or whirlpools, other brands use a very fine grade of Dead Sea Salt that is safe for use in hot tubs and whirlpool baths (read package labels carefully for proper use instructions).
As a bath: Add the required amount recommended into warm bath water. Allow salts to dissolve 2 to 3 minutes. Relax in bath 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse off with fresh water. As a foot soak or Elbow, wrist, or hand soak: Add entire contents of package to warm water in a non-metallic container or soak tub for a concentrated localized treatment. Soak 20 to 30 minutes. Rinse off with fresh water. Caution: If you are under medical supervision or treatment, consult your health care practitioner before use. Higher concentrations may be used if recommended by your health care provider. For external use only. Keep out of the reach of children.
BATH SALT PRODUCTS
HerbsPro: Aromatic Bath Salts, Bhaktiveda, 8.8 oz. (88607)
HerbsPro: Crystal Comfort Bath Salts, Cold & Flu, Well In Hand, 16 oz. (69920)
HerbsPro: Crystal Comfort Bath Salts, Unscented, Well In Hand, 16 oz. (69922)
HerbsPro: Crystal Comfort Bath Salts, Muscle Recovery, Well In Hand, 16 oz. (69928)
HerbsPro: Crystal Comfort Bath Salts, Hot Flash Chiller, Well In Hand, 16 oz. (69930)
HerbsPro: Bath Salts, Organic Hinoki Ginger, EO Products, 22 oz. (70872)
HerbsPro: Bath Salts, Organic Rose Geranium & Citrus, EO Products, 22 oz. (70869)
HerbsPro: Bath Salts, Renew Rose & Chamomile, EO Products, 22 oz. (86253)
HerbsPro: Himalayan Bath Salts, Lavender, Aloha Bay, 24 oz. (72764)
HerbsPro: Himalayan Bath Salts, Queen, Aloha Bay, 24 oz. (77184)
HerbsPro: Dead Sea Bath Salts, Eucalyptus, Ancient Secrets, 2 lbs. (33870)
HerbsPro: Dead Sea Bath Salts, Evergreen Forest, Ancient Secrets, 2 lbs. (33871)
HerbsPro: Dead Sea Bath Salts, Lavender, Ancient Secrets, 2 lbs. (33872)
HerbsPro: Dead Sea Bath Salts, Patchouli, Ancient Secrets, 2 lbs. (33873)
HerbsPro: Dead Sea Bath Salts, Unscented, Ancient Secrets, 2 lbs. (33874)
HerbsPro: Therapeutics Dead Sea Salts Mineral Bath, Earth Therapeutics, 32 oz. (61501)
HerbsPro: Lavender & Tangerine Bath Salts, One With Nature, 32 oz. (86394)
HerbsPro: Eucalyptus Bath Salts, One With Nature, 32 oz. (86397)
HerbsPro: Vanilla & Shea Butter Bath Salts, One With Nature, 32 oz. (86395)
HerbsPro: Himalayan Bath Salts & Scrubs, Unscented, Aloha Bay, 35 oz. (109735)
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POSTPARTUM BATH PRODUCTS
Bath products for postpartum women (mothers of newborn babies) to help recover from childbirth, bring on relaxation and relieve sore muscles and tension.
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POSTPARTUM BATH PRODUCTS
Arnica Herbal Products Arnica Herbal Oil Products Baking Soda Products Cajeput Essential Oil Products Chlorophyll Herbal Products Clove Essential Oil Products Comfrey Herbal Products Epsom Salts (Magnesium Sulfate) Products Eucalyptus Essential Oil Products Garlic Herbal Products Geranium Essential Oil Products Juniper Essential Oil Products Lavender Herbal Products Lemon Essential Oil Products
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AROMATHERAPY: ESSENTIAL OILS DESCRIPTIONS & USES
Allspice Leaf Oil Angelica Oil Anise Oil Baobab Oil Basil Oil Bay Laurel Oil Bay Oil Benzoin Oil Bergamot Oil Black Pepper Oil Chamomile (German) Oil Cajuput Oil Calamus Oil Camphor (White) Oil Caraway Oil Cardamom Oil Carrot Seed Oil Catnip Oil Cedarwood Oil Chamomile Oil Cinnamon Oil Citronella Oil Clary-Sage Oil Clove Oil Coriander Oil Cypress Oil Dill Oil Eucalyptus Oil Fennel Oil Fir Needle Oil Frankincense Oil Geranium Oil German Chamomile Oil Ginger Oil Grapefruit Oil Helichrysum Oil Hyssop Oil Iris-Root Oil Jasmine Oil Juniper Oil Labdanum Oil Lavender Oil Lemon-Balm Oil Lemongrass Oil Lemon Oil Lime Oil Longleaf-Pine Oil Mandarin Oil Marjoram Oil Mimosa Oil Myrrh Oil Myrtle Oil Neroli Oil Niaouli Oil Nutmeg Oil Orange Oil Oregano Oil Palmarosa Oil Patchouli Oil Peppermint Oil Peru-Balsam Oil Petitgrain Oil Pine-Long Leaf Oil Pine-Needle Oil Pine-Swiss Oil Rosemary Oil Rose Oil Rosewood Oil Sage Oil Sandalwood Oil Savory Oil Spearmint Oil Spikenard Oil Swiss-Pine Oil Tangerine Oil Tea-Tree Oil Thyme Oil Vanilla Oil Verbena Oil Vetiver Oil Violet Oil White-Camphor Oil Yarrow Oil Ylang-Ylang Oil Aromatherapy
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Using Essential Oils
AROMATHERAPY: HERBAL & CARRIER OILS DESCRIPTIONS & USES
Almond, Sweet Oil Apricot Kernel Oil Argan Oil Arnica Oil Avocado Oil Baobab Oil Black Cumin Oil Black Currant Oil Black Seed Oil Borage Seed Oil Calendula Oil Camelina Oil Castor Oil Coconut Oil Comfrey Oil Evening Primrose Oil Flaxseed Oil Grapeseed Oil Hazelnut Oil Hemp Seed Oil Jojoba Oil Kukui Nut Oil Macadamia Nut Oil Meadowfoam Seed Oil Mullein Oil Neem Oil Olive Oil Palm Oil Plantain Oil Plum Kernel Oil Poke Root Oil Pomegranate Seed Oil Pumpkin Seed Oil Rosehip Seed Oil Safflower Oil Sea Buckthorn Oil Sesame Seed Oil Shea Nut Oil Soybean Oil St. Johns Wort Oil Sunflower Oil Tamanu Oil Vitamin E Oil Wheat Germ Oil
HELPFUL RELATED MOONDRAGON NUTRITION BASICS LINKS
MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics Index MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Amino Acids Index MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Antioxidants Index MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Enzymes Information MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Herbs Index MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Homeopathics Index MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Hydrosols Index MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Minerals Index MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Mineral Introduction MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Dietary & Cosmetic Supplements Index MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Dietary Supplements Introduction MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Specialty Supplements MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Vitamins Index MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Vitamins Introduction
NUTRITION BASICS ARTICLES
MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: 4 Basic Nutrients MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Avoid Foods That Contain Additives & Artificial Ingredients MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Is Aspartame A Safe Sugar Substitute? MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Guidelines For Selecting & Preparing Foods MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Foods That Destroy MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Foods That Heal MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: The Micronutrients: Vitamins & Minerals MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Avoid Overcooking Your Foods MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Phytochemicals MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Increase Your Consumption of Raw Produce MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Limit Your Use of Salt MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Use Proper Cooking Utensils MoonDragon's Nutrition Basics: Choosing The Best Water & Types of Water
RELATED MOONDRAGON HEALTH LINKS & INFORMATION
MoonDragon's Nutrition Information Index MoonDragon's Nutritional Therapy Index MoonDragon's Nutritional Analysis Index MoonDragon's Nutritional Diet Index MoonDragon's Nutritional Recipe Index MoonDragon's Nutrition Therapy: Preparing Produce for Juicing MoonDragon's Nutrition Information: Food Additives Index MoonDragon's Nutrition Information: Food Safety Links MoonDragon's Aromatherapy Index MoonDragon's Aromatherapy Articles MoonDragon's Aromatherapy For Back Pain MoonDragon's Aromatherapy For Labor & Birth MoonDragon's Aromatherapy Blending Chart MoonDragon's Aromatherapy Essential Oil Details MoonDragon's Aromatherapy Links MoonDragon's Aromatherapy For Miscarriage MoonDragon's Aromatherapy For Post Partum MoonDragon's Aromatherapy For Childbearing MoonDragon's Aromatherapy For Problems in Pregnancy & Birthing MoonDragon's Aromatherapy Chart of Essential Oils #1 MoonDragon's Aromatherapy Chart of Essential Oils #2 MoonDragon's Aromatherapy Tips MoonDragon's Aromatherapy Uses MoonDragon's Alternative Health Index MoonDragon's Alternative Health Information Overview MoonDragon's Alternative Health Therapy Index MoonDragon's Alternative Health: Touch & Movement Therapies Index MoonDragon's Alternative Health Therapy: Touch & Movement: Aromatherapy MoonDragon's Alternative Therapy: Touch & Movement - Massage Therapy MoonDragon's Alternative Health: Therapeutic Massage MoonDragon's Holistic Health Links Page 1 MoonDragon's Holistic Health Links Page 2 MoonDragon's Health & Wellness: Nutrition Basics Index MoonDragon's Health & Wellness: Therapy Index MoonDragon's Health & Wellness: Massage Therapy MoonDragon's Health & Wellness: Hydrotherapy MoonDragon's Health & Wellness: Pain Control Therapy MoonDragon's Health & Wellness: Relaxation Therapy MoonDragon's Health & Wellness: Steam Inhalation Therapy MoonDragon's Health & Wellness: Therapy - Herbal Oils Index
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