The condition of pregnancy experienced by a woman certainly demands that she be able to maintain this pregnancy as well as possible.
All kinds of obstacles and obstacles during pregnancy are big challenges that need to be overcome by pregnant women well before officially becoming a mother. Carefulness and care in maintaining the health of the body and the fetus in the womb are obligations that need to be done properly by pregnant women. This is of course done to avoid problems that arise such as complaints of pregnancy which may cause discomfort and harmful effects to both the pregnant woman and the fetus in the womb.
Unfortunately, it is not easy to have a good and healthy pregnancy. As we have understood so far, a pregnancy that is maintained in quality will allow the baby to be born healthy and without problems. However, not all births can run easily and their health is guaranteed if pregnant women are not able to maintain their pregnancy properly.
Meeting the nutritional and nutritional needs of the fetus during pregnancy is an important action to support the growth and development of the baby in the womb. In this way, the baby’s health and all its development will run well.
Nutrition and pregnancy are two things that cannot be separated in a pregnant woman. For this reason, meeting the nutritional and nutritional needs of pregnant women is an important thing that needs to be kept in mind.
Meeting the nutritional and nutritional needs of the body properly will possibly give pregnant women the opportunity to be able to carry out a good and quality pregnancy. In addition, pregnancy generally makes a woman feel more vulnerable to everything.
What is done by pregnant women should not involve strenuous physical activity and make their bodies spend a lot of energy because this will be bad for their health. Make sure you know what you can and shouldn’t do during pregnancy.
The most important thing about this is not to force your body to carry out many activities. Because the condition of fatigue experienced by young pregnant women may be at great risk to the fetus in the womb.
Well, besides knowing some things that pregnant women can and shouldn’t do. There are still many things pregnant women need to know. This is of course an important thing to know as a provision for pregnant women to have a healthy pregnancy.
In addition, many pregnant women still feel doubt when they want to do something or want to consume any type of food. Lack of information on pregnancy makes pregnant women make many mistakes.
There are some pregnant women who refuse to do certain things or eat certain types of food because they are afraid that it will have a risky impact on their pregnancy. Even though in fact this is not true, on the contrary, what pregnant women miss are important things that will provide many benefits for both the health of their bodies and the fetus in their womb. Vice versa.
Now, seeing this condition, it is very important for pregnant women to know what types of things are allowed and shouldn’t be done.
As one of them is the case of using eucalyptus in pregnant women. The conditions of nausea, dizziness and weakness experienced by pregnant women often make them feel uncomfortable. Now, to overcome this condition, eucalyptus as a natural refreshing or sedative that provides a relaxing effect on the body is often chosen as a good alternative.
The use of eucalyptus is like a potent medicine that can provide a comfortable and calm effect. Especially in the first pregnancy, pregnant women often experience pregnancy problems or complaints that make their bodies feel uncomfortable. It’s just that, the question is, is the use of eucalyptus safe in pregnant women? Are there any side effects? So, to answer your question, let’s look at the explanation below.
Get to know more about eucalyptus oil
For most Indonesian families, eucalyptus oil is a product that must be stored at home or taken when traveling. So where does eucalyptus actually come from?
Eucalyptus oil is generally packaged in plastic bottles in the form of a greenish oily liquid. This material has Latin names including Cajeput Oil, Kajuputi leucadendra, Aceite de Cajeput, Cajeputi Aetheroleum and much more.
This type of oil is produced from the steam distillation process of fresh twigs and leaves from the eucalyptus tree, namely Melaleuca Leucandendra. In order to get the essence or essence, eucalyptus leaves that are picked when the weather is hot will be soaked in water and distilled.
The next process is called fermentation which is carried out for one night. The liquid produced from this distillation is known to have a very sharp aroma, resembling a combination of the aroma of camphor and turpentine.
Eucalyptus oil itself contains a chemical called sineol (cineole) which can provide a warm sensation when applied to the skin. This warmth will provide comfort and will act as a pain reliever. From cineol, it is also what gives eucalyptus a strong aroma. This ingredient is also found in telon oil which is commonly given to babies or balms to massage or relieve pain. So, is it safe for pregnant women to use this material? Check it out below.
Can Pregnant Women Use Eucalyptus?
In general, eucalyptus oil can and is safe to use by most people at levels that are not excessive. However, this material is not recommended for use on parts of the skin that have burns or open wounds. In a minority of people, use of eucalyptus can cause an allergic reaction.
Until now, there has actually been no further research regarding the side effects that will be felt by pregnant women who use eucalyptus oil to apply to their bodies. Thus, for those of you who often use eucalyptus and rub it on the stomach to soothe the uncomfortable feelings that are felt, you are not prohibited from using this one ingredient. Moreover, the calming effect of using this oil will provide a comfortable effect for you and overcome the feeling of pain or pain you are experiencing.
It’s just that, you should not use it too much. Because this condition will probably not be good for the baby’s skin. It’s just that, the use of eucalyptus oil is indeed quite safe to use on children’s skin as long as they don’t inhale it or apply it on their faces. Please note, inhaling white wood oil will possibly bring the risk of respiratory problems and even asthma attacks in sufferers.
Those are some things that can be conveyed from whether pregnant women can use eucalyptus. Hopefully this is useful and see you later in other discussions.