Category Archives: Essential Oils For Birth

The Therapeutic Properties Of Top Ten Essential Oils For Birth

This is a non-exhaustive list of all the therapeutic uses of Brilliant Birth Academy’s top ten essential oils– just the benefits that are relevant for birth! We didn’t include benefits that could only be experienced by long-term consistent oil use or benefits that weren’t relevant to the common needs of birth. Aren’t oils amazing?  Analgesic […]

What to Do If You Have an Essential Oil Adverse Reaction: First Aid Protocols and Numbers to Call

This blog post has evidence-based procedures for addressing irritations or allergies to essential oil adverse reactions and a full resource download guide to essential oil first aid. You’ll also learn the commonly recommended ‘first-aid’ remedies which studies have surprisingly found to be ineffective. If someone is having an essential oils adverse reaction and you believe urgent […]

Children’s Increasing Risk Of Essential Oil Injury

I love the book Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why. It has plenty of stats mixed with powerful stories of survival that give sobering lessons about how our brains respond to fear, risk, and danger. One of the points the author proved is that people who have a lot of experience with something […]

The Two Most Important Things To Know About Essential Oil First Aid

Here’s the two most important things you need to know about essential oils first aid: There are two types of adverse reactions that are possible.  One is proportionate to *improper* oil use.  The other type of reaction is an allergic reaction and can grow completely disproportionate to the oil use. It can be really scary to […]

Trusted Sources For Essential Oil Research

The two things I hear the most when talking about essential oils are: “I’ve never heard someone say that before” “Where do you do your research?”  If you believe that plants are here to heal us, right now is literally the most exciting time to be alive in human history. I’m a mother of five […]

The Major Difference Carrier Oils Can Make In Birth

In one of my favorite books, The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils: The Science of Advanced Aromatherapy, Kurt Schnaubelt writes: “we are worried about essential oils. They are seen as potentially too strong, but nevertheless we are concerned they will fail us when challenged by serious conditions. Somehow we thinking ‘medicine’ when we think of […]