Top 10 Things to Know About DIY Body Scrub

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2. Essential oils to avoid when pregnant2. Essential oils to avoid when pregnant

A woman’s body gets more sensitive during pregnancy therefore great caution should be taken when using essential oils and other ingredients for body scrubs. This is because some of these essential oils are toxic and have hormone-like effects, while some could stimulate the muscles of the uterus. Some of these include star anise, basil, all types of cedar wood, citronella, clary sage, clove, lemon, marjoram, nutmeg, peppermint, rose, rosemary, Spanish sage, white thyme and wintergreen.


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