One of the important role in growth and development of baby’s body is giving an right oil massage to your baby. Massage helps baby’s bones strong and develops healthy body. A gentle massage can ease baby’s tummy and give him proper nourishment.
But the more important is choosing the right oil. Follow the few tips.
Coconut oil – helps in keeping your baby’s skin soft and supple.Its light in texture and gets easily absorbed by the skin and offers cooling effect on the body. It contains anti-bacterial and anti-oxidant properties which help to prevents skin infections.
Applying a small amount of coconut oil after bath will moisturize your baby’s skin.
Mustard oil – always used in a combination with other bases, it helps your baby relax and soothe colicky babies.It is used mostly during winters as it is gives warmth to your baby. Applying ,mustard oil is heated with fenugreek seeds and garlic cloves help to boost immune system and strengthen muscle and bone development of baby.
Almond oil – Its loaded with vitamin E, helps your baby to relax, and encourages better sleep. It suits infants of all age group including your new born.
Castor Oil – Massaging your baby with castor oil before bath moisturizes tender bath. It is specially used to treat the dry skin and promotes bone development to your new born along with all age groups.
Sesame Oil – Sesame oil is popularly used in India. It is rich in anti-oxidants, Vitamin B complex, Vitamin E and D. It boost bone growth and keeps joints supple and flexible. It also improves blood circulation and promotes good sleep in babies.
Olive Oil – It makes babies skin smooth, shiny and healthy. It is loaded with anti-oxidants and Vitamin E, acts as a moisturizer for baby’s skin.
Massage regularly till your baby one or two years old. You can also use combination of two or more oils for effective results.