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Our Favorite Ways to Use Essential Oils for Kids

essential oils just for kidsOk, so we’ve already gone over which essential oils are safe for kids and which aren’t—but what are some of the best ways to use essential oils for your kids?

The very best way to use essential oils for your kids is to make sure you’re using oils (and synergies) developed just for them. You don’t have to guess, because it’s all 100% safe! If you want to get started right away, we’ve already done the hard work for you with our KidSafe® oils selection.

Use Nighty Night or Sweet Slumber to aid with bedtime restlessness.

essential oils just for kidsTo help prevent restlessness, diffuse Nighty Night in your child’s room about 15 minutes before they head to bed. Or, add a couple drops of Sweet Slumber to their KidSafe® Aroma Plush. (True story, I tried this on my son who has the worst time settling down for bed, and it works like a charm!)

Diffuse Calming the Child to help with focus.

Calming the Child can be added to an aromatherapy inhaler or diffuser when your child needs to find some calm, and A+ Attention helps your child stay on-task during homework time.

Help heal owies with Better Than Kisses

Essential oils just for kidsAfter washing your child’s owie with soap and water, dilute Better than Kisses to 4-5% in Coconut Fractionated Carrier Oil and apply to the scrape or sting to aid healing.

And remember, if you ever have questions about proper aromatherapy and essential oils use for kids, please feel free to contact us at!



9 thoughts on “Our Favorite Ways to Use Essential Oils for Kids”

    1. Hi Shannon, this blog post specifically addresses children over the age of 2. Essential oils can be safely used with children under the age of 2 however, we ask that you email our us directly at [email protected] so we can go over some safe usage guidelines. Thanks so much!

    1. Hey Theresa, if you click on the name of the synergy you are interested in, it will take you to the product page where you can view the ingredients. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to Customer Service at [email protected]. Thanks so much!

  1. Better than Kisses and Calming the Child are two of my favorites! My son always asks for Better than Kisses when he gets an owie (bruise usually) and Calming really gets him to (haha) calm down quickly. I’ll have to try the others too!

    1. That is so sweet Heidi! Those are two of my favorites KidSafe synergies too. I know you will love the rest of the line as well.

  2. So many great tips. I am pretty sure that I use all of these for my kids. They love applies the better than kisses to there boo boos. I love nighty night for before bed. Best kids safe line.

  3. Lots of great tips! I love the kids safe products, they give me peace of mind knowing already that they are safe for my kids. We haven’t tried Better than Kisses or Sweet Slumber. I love nighty night in the diffuser or applied topically for bedtime. This helps my 9 year old fall asleep and stay asleep all night. Calming the Child works great for meltdowns and just in general bad moods that kids get.

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