5 best Ayurvedic massage oils for babies

These oils will soothe your baby's skin, provide colic relief and help them sleep.

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Best Massage Oils For Babies

A gentle oil massage can have many benefits for your baby. It can provide nourishment, soothe the skin, and even put your little one to sleep. But what is important is choosing the right massage oil. Learn about the best massage oils from Ayurvedic expert Dr Mitasha Manikantan.

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Coconut Oil

Coconut will: The oil help in keeping your baby’s skin soft and supple. Light in texture, it will have a cooling effect and will quickly be absorbed into the skin. Just apply a small amount of coconut oil after a bath to moisturise the skin.  Also Read - Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2022: 4 Signs Of Prostate Enlargement

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Mustard Oil

Mustard oil: The oil used in combination with other bases can help your baby relax and also soothe colicky babies. Mustard oil when heated with garlic cloves and seeds and then massaged helps boost the immune system and also relax the baby.

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Almond Oil

Almond oil: Loaded with vitamin E, almond oil will relax your baby and promote better sleep. Just be sure that you use pure almond oil instead of the fragrant ones. You can also use almond oil as a bath oil to relax your baby.  Also Read - 5 Routine Habits That Impact Sperm Count Of Men

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Chamomile Oil

Chamomile oil: Massaging with chamomile oil can be one of the best remedies for babies suffering from colic. The oil is good for sensitive skin and is thus recommended for newborns. It can also be useful for treating rashes.

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Castor Oil

Castor oil: Massaging your baby with castor oil before bath will moisturise tender areas. While massaging your baby with castor oil, just be sure that you avoid the areas around your child’s eyes and lips.  Also Read - Newborn Screening Awareness Month: Protect Little Ones From Inborn Errors Of Metabolism