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Ask Dahlia: Cleaning With Essential Oils During Pregnancy

JOAN ASKS … “Thank you for your post on Essential Oils to Avoid While Pregnant and Breastfeeding, extremely helpful. I was wondering if it is okay to use peppermint and/or lavender oils during pregnancy and after for household only, e.g. cleaning, disinfecting, air-freshening, laundry etc. etc. i use them quite extensively around the house, including vinegar, and cannot not think
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Essential Oils to Avoid While Pregnant and Breastfeeding

Expectant and new moms are always careful to eat and do the right things to protect the health of their babies. We often take for granted that the many products we put on our body can affect the fetus and breast milk as well. This is because skin care product ingredients are absorbed instantly through our skin and directly into
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What is the difference among perfume, eau de toilette, eau de perfume, and fragrance?

At some point or another, we’ve all used any variety of perfumes, eau de toilettes, fragrances and essential oils. They come in fancy colored glass bottles, fine mists sprays, tiny vials, and  even roll-on applicators. They range from $1 all the way up to hundreds of dollars. They all smell nice, but what are they really made of? The truth –
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