doTERRA’s Baby Care
Homemade Diaper Cream & Baby Powder
Care for your bundle of joy with these natural basics.
Use this cream for rashes, burns, cuts or even dry skin.
1/2 ounce beeswax
3 1/2 ounces doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil
2 drops each: doTERRA Melaleuca and Lavender
4 ounce glass jar (Tip: use an empty baby food jar)
Spoon or stick for stirring
Put the beeswax in the glass jar and place in the top portion of a double boiler. Gently melt it over simmering water, stirring until smooth.
Slowly add the Fractionated Coconut Oil.
Remove from heat and add the essential oil, stir then let cool. Label your cream
Tip – If too firm, re-melt and add more coconut or olive oil
Talc-Free Baby Powder
1/2 cup corn starch
1/2 cup Arrowroot powder
1 drop doTERRA Roman Chamomile
1-2 drops doTERRA Lavender
1/4 cup finely ground oats
Mix well and put in a shaker style bottle
Tip – Use an empty spice jar with a sifter lid. Label your powder.
Ideal Essential Oils for Baby
Breathe (Respiratory Blend) – Apply alone or with a carrier oil on to the chest and/or feet to open airways.
Basil – Gently apply on the ear with a cotton ball, avoiding the ear canal, to help relieve earaches.
DigestZen (Digestive Blend) – Massage clockwise onto an upset tummy or rub on bottoms of feet.
Roman Chamomile – Soothes irritated skin
Lavender – Calming, relaxing, soothes irritated skin
Melaleuca (Tea Tree) – Soothes irritated skin and has strong anti-fungal properties.