However, use caution when preparing an essential oil-enriched preparation for baby, as the essential oils can irritate sensitive skin. Products made for babies should contain proportionately less essential oil than ones prepared for adults about 1k the amount. You can also infuse herbs into a carrier oil to create another kind of gentle oil for your baby with subtle therapeutic effects. Herbal-infused oils such as comfrey root, plantain and St. Johnswort are excellent soothing oils for a baby. They can be used alone or conjbined with other oils. Here are some choice recipes:
The familiar tone of Mom's voice is one of the most effective soothers for babies, according to research. So keep the chatter going—but speak quietly so your baby isn't overwhelmed.