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and the mind during pregnancy.
Simply rubbing a few drops in the
palms and inhaling the aromas
can go a long way: Lavender is
calming and assists in relaxation
while peppermint or citrus are
energizing and uplifting. The
medicinal benefits of tea tree
oil in combination with a gentle
moisturizer will help balance
skin and help prevent potential
breakouts, but it should not be
used in the third trimester.
Pregnancy is a delicate
time for a woman, and the
experience for many is overall
positive. For some, it can be
stressful and overwhelming
with all of the unexpected
changes. Being knowledgeable
is a sensible preparation. The
many physiological changes
a woman undergoes through
pregnancy often reverse back
to a normal state after delivery.
One certainty about pregnancy is
the miraculous transformational
capability of the female body.
Victoria Tabak is a
licensed esthetician and
president of Nature Pure
Labs. She has more than
18 years of experience
along with a master’s degree in
business, minoring in chemistry. For
over a decade, she has taught classes
on emerging breakthroughs in the
anti-aging skin care industry.
herbal extracts work to promote
a healthy pregnancy. It is always
advisable to consult a doctor
before introducing any home
therapies when pregnant.
Raspberry. One recommended
and safe extract that is beneficial
in the second and third trimester
is red raspberry leaf. The
tea supplement strengthens
and exercises the uterus in
preparation for delivery.
Ginger. Ginger root is great to
alleviate nausea or any stomach
uneasiness especially in the first
and third trimester.
Essential oils. Essential oils
can be used to reset the body