Cloth Diapers & Parenting Community - DiaperSwappers.com

Cloth Diapers & Parenting Community - DiaperSwappers.com (http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/index.php)
-   Pregnancy (http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=13)
-   -   Is TTO safe while pregnant? (http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1452632)

Arizonah13 10-11-2012 01:26 AM

Is TTO safe while pregnant?
 
I keep seeing lots of things saying not to use TTO while pregnant/nursing, but I wonder if they mean ingesting it only?

I use a couple of drops in my daughter's wipe solution (which gets all over my hands) and I made some homemade green cleaner spray that has a good 30 drops of TTO mixed with 16oz of water. I haven't used it yet (just wanted to make sure it's safe before I do) I try not to inhale too much while cleaning, but my hands can get a little damp (I always wash my hands when done cleaning)

Thoughts or experience with this?

Foolalex 10-11-2012 02:59 AM

From the National Institutes of Health - U.S.National Library of Medicine:

"Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Tea tree oil seems to be safe when applied to the skin. But it should not be taken by mouth. Ingestion of tea tree oil can be toxic."

Reference:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/d...tural/113.html

Arizonah13 10-11-2012 10:27 PM

Re: Is TTO safe while pregnant?
 
Oh good, that makes me feel better :) Thanks


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:24 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vB.Sponsors