Choosing the best products to use for our children or grandchildren can be tough. There are so many choices out there and we want to make the “right” ones.
With the Seedlings Line from Young Living, it's as easy as ABC and 123. You can’t go wrong with this specially designed line just for your little ones!
I am not a doctor. I am not here to diagnose, treat, or cure any of your illnesses. The content I cover is for informational purposes only.***
Today, we're going to explore the products in one of my favorite young living lines, The Seedlings line for babies.
There was a study done that measured the number of chemicals found in the blood of newborn baby umbilical cords. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) found 200+ chemicals in the cord blood, including ones that are harmful to the development of your precious baby. This tells us that we as mothers need to be very cautious about the products we are using in utero, but it is also a great reminder that our babies are exposed to chemicals from the second they are conceived. As parents, we can make every effort to select safe and effective products to use on them once they are born to minimize the amount of chemical exposure.
You can read more about the study here: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/newborn-babies-chemicals-exposure-bpa/
Young Living knows exactly how sensitive your babies are and believes it is important to use 100% safe and effective ingredients. YL developed the Seedlings line to provide naturally-derived and plant-based solutions for the littlest, most vulnerable members of our families.
And even better, ALL of the products we are about to explore were dermatologist-tested, hypoallergenic, vegan-friendly, and formulated without lanolin, parabens, phthalates, petrochemicals, synthetic preservatives, synthetic fragrances, or synthetic colorants.
A SEED TO SEAL PROMISE
As parents, we all want the very best for our kids. That means we want high-quality products that are safe and effective.
Let me talk about Young Living’s quality standards for those of you who don't know about them.
Young Living has a seed to seal guarantee and promise. The company abides by very strict guidelines to fulfill this promise to us.
- YL owns its own farms, which no other major company does. It has partner farms that have to abide by the same standards.
- YL won’t plant on soil that has had been in contact with ANY chemicals within 50 years. (Organic standards are only five years)
- YL picks the absolute best seeds from strong thriving plants.
- YL hand weeds and uses its own oils on plants for pest control to avoid harmful chemicals.
- YL harvests at peak times.
- YL distills on site without chemicals.
- YL tests every batch multiple times throughout the process with state of the art equipment.
All of these factors make a huge difference in quality and effectiveness. If a batch doesn’t meet YL standards for any reason, it doesn't get bottled up to distribute. YL would rather have something go out of stock than let an inferior product slip through to us. It's rare to find a company with such high standards.
Why does it matter that Young Living seedlings products are made without lanolin, parabens, phthalates, petrochemicals, synthetic preservatives, synthetic fragrances, or synthetic colorants? Here are some facts for you!
LANOLIN is a product derived from sheep that can contain GMOs and pesticides when those sheep are exposed to them. GMOs are often doused with glyphosate, which can be an endocrine disruptor.
PARABENS are known carcinogens (linked to skin cancer). They are also reproductive and developmental toxins.
PHTHALATES: (listed as DEP, DBP, & DEHP on labels) are toxic to the reproductive system and affect fetal development. Phthalates also disrupt your endocrine system and are known carcinogens.
PETROCHEMICALS: (including mineral oils) are made from petroleum and may cause breakouts, premature aging, and may negatively affect your hormones and immune system.
(Petrochemicals are found in many commonly available lotions, creams, ointments, and cosmetics.)
Synthetic fragrances: Did you know that 95 percent of the chemicals in synthetic fragrances are derived from petrochemicals? These petrochemicals include benzene derivatives, aldehydes, andphthalates. These and many other known toxins are capable of causing cancer, birth defects, nervous-system disorders, and allergies. Some of these petrochemicals are even cited on the EPA’s hazardous waste list.
Synthetic dyes: Many artificial dyes have been banned from use in food because of the health problems they cause. Unfortunately, there are relatively few restrictions on the types of dyes that can be used in our skincare products. The most common synthetic colors used in cosmetics and hair dyes are called FD&C colors. They are derived from coal tar, which is a by-product of petroleum. Because some coal tar dyes have been known to cause cancer, they are regulated by the FDA in foods, but not in skin care products, as to the amount of lead or arsenic they are allowed to contain.
The question I am asking myself is, why are they allowed to put any of those things in my products!?
The Calm Blend
All of the young living seedlings products are lightly scented with a unique blend of 100% pure essential oils that make up the “Calm Blend.” Let's break down each of these oils and find out what makes them so wonderful.
Lavender can be topically applied to soothe minor skin irritations and can be diffused to promote feelings of calm and help fight nervous tension.
Corianderhas a sweet, warm fragrance that is calming and gently uplifting.
Ylang Ylang has calming and relaxing properties. It nourishes the skin and hair, moisturizes skin, and enhances the appearance of healthy-looking skin.
Geranium has a sweet, floral scent. It's great for those with sensitive skin and can help maintain healthy-looking skin. It has a balancing, peaceful, and calming aroma.
Bergamotis purifying and cleansing for the skin while having a calming effect.It’s often used as a luxurious ingredient in shampoos, soaps, and cleansers.
Seedlings Baby Wipes
You might think these wipes are just for baby booties, but they can be used for much more.
The Seedlings Baby Wipes are made with a soft, thick material that can handle a variety of messes and can be used on any part of your infant’s skin, leaving a soothing, light scent from our Calm essential oil blend.
These wipes make great makeup removers and dryer sheets without all the nasty chemicals found in typical store products. If you don’t know about dryer sheets and all the yucky things they contain, do a little search on the Think Dirty App!! You will be shocked by what is in conventional dryer sheets!
These wipes are safe to use on your pets, too! They are also really effective to use as a “freshen up, anytime or anywhere” wipe. Forgot to put on deodorant? No problem. Wipe those pits clean. #NoShame
These can be purchased as single packs or in a bundle of multiple packs.
Seedlings Baby Wash and Shampoo
Bath time is a time to bond with your babies. The last thing you want to do during this precious time isto get soap in their eyes and make them cry, ruining this special time. #MomFail
To make sure they are tear-free, don't use cheap shampoos full of chemicals.
The Seedlings Body Wash and Shampoo istear-free and free of harmful chemicals, so you don't have to worryabout getting some in their eyes or harming their precious bodies.
It gently cleanses both their hair and skin and leaves them feeling baby soft and supple. Who doesn’t love a two for one? It has a light scent that is calming and soothing making it perfect for bath time.
Seedlings Linen Spray
This linen spray is naturally-derived and alcohol-free, which makes it completely safe to use on your baby! It helps to add a calming aroma to linens and creates a soothing, relaxing atmosphere. It's also an awesome refresher for crib sheets, blankets, car seats, clothing, carpet, and other fabrics.
Spray this just before you lay your little one down to help carry your little one into a peaceful and restful night's sleep.
This bottle is small enough to keep in your diaper bag for those days when we could all use a little more “calm” during our busy routines.
Have an infant that hates the car seat and you have a full day of errands? Spray this bad boy on their car seat before you buckle them in. #PeacefulRide
Seedlings Baby Lotion
This gentle moisturizer is specially formulated for delicate infant skin. It has a non-greasy formula that supports the natural moisture barrier and smoothly absorbs into your baby’s sensitive skin without being slippery.
It’s made with plant-based, naturally derived ingredients and is lightly scented. It’s also hypoallergenic and dermatologist-tested.
Babies love a little massage. (Don’t we all?) It's calming and comforting to them. Adding lotion into your post-bath bedtime routine is an effective way to massage your little one into relaxation. I love having some mama tricks to make my life easier.
Seedlings Diaper Rash Cream
Do you ever feel helpless when your little one’s booty becomes irritated and red? You turn to a butt rash cream to help but what is in all those store products, and will they work?
Sensitive skin calls for gentle products. The Seedlings Diaper Rash Cream has mild, gentle ingredients you can feel good about and they work.
This thick, lavender-scented cream reduces the duration and severity of diaper rash when applied at the first sign of redness. It soothes on contact, protects your baby’s delicate skin, and acts as a physical barrier to wetness!
It is made with non-nano zinc oxide approved for the treatment and prevention of diaper rash. It’s also dermatologist-tested and hypoallergenic! #Winning #MomOfTheYear
Tips to avoid diaper rash?
-Change infant’s diaper often
-Use gentle wipes (like Young Living Seedlings Wipes)
-Don’t scrub your infant’s bottom, gently rub away any stool and pat dry
-Allow infant time without a diaper; natural air and light is good for their skin
- Use chlorine-free diapers or try cloth diapers.
Seedlings Baby Oil
We all need to be touched. Babies especially need loving and healthy touch to thrive. There are countless studies that confirm this! This oil is a remarkable way to give your baby the positive touch they crave.
This mild, gentle product contains 100% pure essential oils diluted to an appropriate strength for your baby. It creates a calming aroma while being non-greasy and it easily absorbs into your baby’s oh-so-soft skin. It helps to soothe, hydrate, and nourish baby's delicate skin.
It’s dermatologist-tested, hypoallergenic, and vegan-friendly.
This smells like sleep in a bottle and it's so nice knowing it has already been diluted to the perfect concentration for your little one. Safety is sooo important!
This product is for topical use only. It's not made for your diffusers.
Many parents find giving their infants daily massages before bedtime or naptime to be an extremely enjoyable and beneficial experience. Here is a link to an article explaining some baby massage techniques you can use.
Seedlings Gift Bundle
How many times have you been invited to a baby shower and have NO idea what to take? You want to stand out from the crowd, so you opt out of purchasing items from the registry but you still want to give something really useful.
This bundle is the perfect baby shower gift & an amazing Essential Rewards (ER) order. The bundle comes with one of each of the Seedlings products in a cute little basket. The bundle also comes with a hooded bath towel and washcloth made of 100 percent unbleached cotton. They are soft, so perfect to clean, dry, or cuddle your new baby.
If you are a mom, not yet a YL member, and you want all these baby products, you are going to also want the Essential Oils Premium Starter Kit which is one of the best ways to start your membership.
When you get started with a Premium Starter Kit (everything you see in the first picture), you automatically get a membership with membership pricing: 24% off everything and access to discounted ER bundles.
OR you can join Young Living with the Basic Starter Kit and add on the Seedlings Gift Bundle.
You will have access to a private FB community where we offer support and encouragement and a place for you to ask questions.
Most importantly, you are supported by me! I am dedicated to helping you with your health goals.
To get started, click “Place an Order” at the top right of this page. If you have questions message me and I will help get you going.