Maybe when you hear the words essential oils, it just makes you want to head to the spa. It’s true, massage therapists use oils to help people relax and unwind. But essential oils are also effective for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
WHAT ARE ESSENTIAL OILS?
Some known benefits of these oils are their ability to:
- Support healthy body functions and help boost the immune system.
- Soothe the digestive system.
- Boost your ability to focus and concentrate.
- Help you relax and reduce your stress levels.
- Promote wellness.
- Provide safer and non-toxic ways to clean and purify both the home and workspaces.
Can kids with ASD and ADHD benefit from essential oils?
With autism, you encounter anger, anxiety, meltdowns, lack of sleep, poor focus, problems concentrating...the list goes on, right?
Relaxing essential oil blends for autism have been effective in helping children manage certain symptoms, such as hyperactivity, stress, sensory overload, and anger.
These oils may also be used to help kids who have a hard time transitioning throughout the day or at bedtime when going to sleep, which is a common concern among kids on the autism spectrum.
In the case of children with autism, the oils should be applied to the soles of the feet, the neck, the top of the head, the chest, the forehead, the abdomen, the arms, and the legs.
According to parents who have found success with essential oils, it works right away, as oils can enter the bloodstream within 30 seconds. Within 30 minutes, they can be circulated through the entire body.
This PlantTherapy Essential Calming Oil -10ML it’s a safe way to relax your child by calming the mind and bringing on a sense of tranquility.
This essential oil is a blend of:
- Mandarin / Orange /Tangerine: Most kids enjoy the scent of citrus fruits. Mandarin orange balances emotions, provide stress relief and calms the nervous system.
- Lavender: Lavender is great for promoting sleep and for reducing anxiety and stress.
- Roman Chamomile: Chamomile essential oil is one of the best when it comes to fighting stress and anxiety.
Great at bedtime to get a peaceful night’s sleep.
- 100% PURE OIL CRAFTED BY EXPERTS: Our Aromatherapists use only 100% Pure, undiluted essential oils. The KidSafe Calming The Child Pre-Diluted Roll-On is pre-diluted with Fractionated Coconut Oil making it ready to use.