Friday, September 28, 2007

Lavender Shea Butter for Pregnant Moms

Bringing a new life into the world is exciting and thrilling but can also be quite a stressful time to women. Nurturing the body with healthy, safe and effective personal care products like Lavender Shea Butter can reduce stress for mothers-to-be.

The Journal of Advanced Nursing talks about a study in which blind randomized clinical trial is described, involving three groups of mothers, one using pure lavender oil, one a synthetic lavender oil and one an inert substance as a bath additive for 10 days following normal childbirth. The study showed that between the 3rd and 5th days those women using pure lavender oil as a bath additive had lower mean discomfort scores.

To check out the full abstract for this article, click on the link below:

Other Ways for Pregnant Moms to Use Lavender Shea Butter:
1.) Prevent and Eliminate Stretch Marks
2.) Lavender Foot Rub
3.) Decrease Stress w/Pregnancy Massage
4.) Decrease chances of Episiotomy

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