These oils are suitable for soaking nappies, bibs etc and no more than 5 drops in a bucket of water are needed. You can put a few drops on a wet muslin (or bucket lid) to cover a dry pail set of nappies. If dry pailing mix a couple of drops with water to swill and freshen your bucket.
You can find various wipes recipes involving these oils at the bottom of this section.
The Tea Tree and Lavender Oil that we stock are 100% Pure Oil. The stems/flowers etc. are steam distilled and what comes off is 100% pure essential oil. You can dilute them in carrier oils and therapists do this for massage etc. The large size 50ml bottles will last for ages because you need so little, depending on how many different things you use them for of course! 30ml bottles for light users.
Tea Tree Oil - 100% Pure Oil
Tea Tree oil is also ideal for cleansing cuts and grazes, treating vaginal thrush, soreness after childbirth and promoting healing in general.
Please note, however, that tea tree oil is a very strong essential oil, and in very rare cases a child can become sensitised to it. Therefore, please use it with caution initially or use the more gentle Lavender oil below.
No more than 5 drops in a bucket of water are needed.
Lavender Oil - 100% Pure Oil
This is a good quality essential oil (pharmaceutical grade). A few drops in the bath are wonderful to soothe Mum.
Bear in mind that lavender oil is a strong relaxant and SHOULD NOT be used on Mum during pregnancy.
Tea Tree and Tea Tree Lemon for Mucky Wipes by Cheeky Wipes
50% Tea Tree Essential Oil and 50% Tea Tree Lemon Essential Oil, both from Australia. Tea Tree is a powerful antiseptic, anti bactericidal, fungicidal essential oil. In World War II, tea tree oil was a highly valued product as it was issued to each soldier and sailor as part of their kit in order to treat tropical infections and infected wounds. Perfect for keeping Mucky baby wipes sweet until they're washed. Tea Tree Lemon comes from the Manuka Tree, also in Australia (this amazing Manuka Honey has been used in clinical trials to heal wounds quickly) Tea Tree lemon is a sweeter, lemony scented Tea Tree Oil, less medicinal smelling and used extensively by the old Maori's for burns and irritations of the skin.
Lavender and Chamomile Oil for Fresh Wipes by Cheeky Wipes
95% Lavender Essential Oil from France and 5% German Blue Chamomile Essential Oil from Hungary. Lavender has antiseptic and anti fungal properties, and it aids in healing of cuts and burns. It's also very soothing which makes it lovely for using on baby (plus it smells great!)
Chamomile is well known for it's soothing effect on children and is useful for soothing irritated skin. Perfect for those little baby bottoms!
Mandarin and Tea Tree Lemon for Fresh Wipes by Cheeky Wipes
Cold pressed Mandarin essential oil has a sweet light fruity scent and is the gentlest of the essential oils. The Mandarin oil is blended with 20% Tea Tree Lemon and 10% Tea Tree. This oil is safe for use in pregnancy and on children.