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Need advice mums! I’ve tried doterra euclyptus oil in the diffuser for my stuffy baby and didn’t think it made any difference. Does a vaporizer work better to help a stuffy baby?


Posted by mom762, 2nd July 2020


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  • Be careful with essential oils. As wonderful as they are, some of them are not safe for children or pets.


  • I used Eucolyptus oil in a diffuser and found it worked for my little one, if it didnt work I was going to go and buy one of the Vicks branded ones as I find them to work really well also.


  • Definitely works! I love essential always,
    I use a sleepy time one
    And when kids are sick I use one called breath easy or the Euky bear one.


  • Essentials oils definitely relaxes me!


  • I’ve used Vick’s vapour run on there chest works every time


  • When my son was very very bad with Asthma I purchased an oil called Breathe Easy Oil and used it in an oil burner in the house I found it to be very good for him.


  • I use the LeRev Breath Easy oil in our vapouriser and it does wonders. Also put it on a tissue and in the air vent of the car when I have the heater cranking in the morning.


  • I used to get a stuffy nose every night in bed for years and have tried everything from tablets, chest rubs, oils etc but finally tried a humidifier and found it gives the best relief.


  • I always use eucalyptus oil. It works for my kids.


  • Easy air into some coconut oil and use it as a chest rub or use Vick’s baby balsam


  • Babies definitely respond more to Vicks vapourub on their chests in my opinion. I only use essential oils when I am massaging and the diffuser was a waste of money in my mind.


  • Vicks Baby Balsam is a great product to use. It’s soothing to apply and smells lovely without being overly strong on little ones.


  • Use doTerra Easy Air. That is a blended formula that ALWAYS helps my kids when they have a stuffy nose.


  • I used to use vapouriser for my first child and then doterra came along. I find easy air works very well. You get about 4 hours of peace. I also use euky bearub on their chest, back and feet (with socks).


  • Try using easy air as that is like Vick’s But natural. We use it all the time with a carrier oil and rubbed on back and chest and bottom of feet.
    Diffuse it also every night regardless.


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