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BABY & KIDS

NATURAL CHEST RUB

WITH EUCALYPTUS & LAVENDER 

50ml

 

PRODUCT

A 100% natural-origin chest rub, safe for babies as young as 3 months old. Free from petroleum and menthol, and incorporating the powerful healing properties of eucalyptus, tea tree, lavender and frankincense, our chest rub provides a gentle and effective way to help ease congestion.

INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENT HEROES

EUCALYPTUS LAVENDER

TEA TREE

INGREDIENT LIST

Helianthus Annuus (Sunower) Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Seed Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus Ocinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil*, Boswellia Carterii (Frankincense) Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Linalool**, Limonene**

*Ingredients from Organic Farming

**Component of Natural Essential Oils

100% of the total ingredients are from Natural Origin

84% of the total ingredients are from Organic Farming

REVIEWS

Pure Beginnings chest rub is perfect for blocked noses and winter sniffles. I love that it is suitable for both my baby and older daughters, and that it is a natural alternative as it’s free from petroleum.

– Rachel

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No nasties in our products – they are free from: parabens, petrochemicals, propylene glycol, mineral oils, harsh foaming agents, SLS/SLES, silicon, phthalates, triclosan, methylisothiazolinone (MI), EDTA, DEA, TEA or PEGs.

pH balanced to provide an optimal environment for the skin and its microbiome to flourish.

Product will rapidly biodegrade in water and therefore will not pollute water courses.

Product uses easily recyclable packaging components.

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PRODUCT DETAILS

This 100% natural chest rub with eucalyptus & lavender is the perfect addition to your winter medicine cabinet. Free from petroleum and menthol, it is safe to use on babies as young as 3 months old. Our chest rub combines the powerful healing properties of eucalyptus, tea tree, lavender and frankincense, to gently ease congestion in your little one.

  • Eucalyptus – a very popular decongestant which contains powerful anti-bacterial and antibiotic properties. Used for hundreds of years, it is widely accepted as a natural alternative to treat mild respiratory problems such as a cold, cough or bronchitis.
  • Lavender – has soothing and calming properties. It is also considered an effective antiseptic and anti-inflammatory.
  • Tea Tree Leaf Oil – anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, making it an ideal ingredient to help protect against congestion caused by colds and flu.
  • Frankincense – has remarkable rejuvenating and healing qualities. With antiseptic, astringent, anti-inflammatory and expectorant properties, it is the ideal cold-fighting essential oil. 

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Massage a small amount onto the chest, neck and back, especially before bedtime.

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WHY NO MENTHOL FOR BABIES?

The menthol praised in most chest rub formulations does not break up mucus in the airways as advertised. The smell of menthol tricks the brain into thinking we are breathing easier, but it does not actually assist in clearing congestion. Inflammation often worsens. Certain ingredients are recognised as irritants to the body, causing the body to produce more mucus to protect its airways. In babies and young children this is especially dangerous, considering their airways are much narrower than those of adults.

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PRODUCT TIPS

Whilst we recommend the use of the Pure Beginnings Natural Chest Rub to help your child with congestion, we also recommend the following to assist with nasal congestion:

  • Use a cool mist humidifier in the bedroom at night to keep nasal mucus from drying and blocking the nose
  • Saline drops may help loosen mucus 
  • Wipe away excess mucus with soft, dry cloth. 

ELLA’S TOP TIP

“Extra moisture is essential in keeping nasal mucus from drying and blocking the nose. A cool mist humidifier in the bedroom at night may help ease coughing and congestion.” 

 

WHAT OTHER PEOPLE SAY

This is the chest rub I prefer to rub on by baby’s chest, back and feet, when he starts to have a runny nose. It helps to keep his nose open and assists with breathing easily. I love the natural ingredients which I believe help prevent worsening symptoms.

Claire

WHAT OTHER PEOPLE SAY

I absolutely love this product not only as a chest rub with its subtle fragrance but my daughter is allergic to spider bites and this helps with the itching like majorly. When she has a itch she collects the balm herself to rub on.

Nicole

WHAT OTHER PEOPLE SAY

My 16 month recently caught her first head cold. She loved the night time routine of rubbing this on her chest after her bath. It smells great and really helped clear her stuffy nose up!

Sarah

EUCALYPTUS

EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF OIL

HERO PROPERTIES: Mainly consists of the oxide 1,8 cineole (also known as eucalyptol or just cineole).

 WHAT IT DOES: Historically, used for its key therapeutic benefits for respiratory health and pain relief.

WHERE IT’S FROM: Steam distilled from the leaves of the Blue Gum Eucalyptus tree.

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