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Is T tree oil ok?

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Hippolyta20 Fri 26-Oct-12 12:09:30

Since being PG I have been having a few spots that are really frustrating me. Usually I would dab them with T tree oil to clear them up but not sure if this is safe. Does anyone know please?

terilou87 Fri 26-Oct-12 12:54:45

yes t tree oil is fine i use it all the time smile

panicnotanymore Fri 26-Oct-12 13:15:23

Be careful with tea tree on your face if it is sunny, as I got dark pigment marks from this. As facial pigmentation can increase in pregnancy I personally would avoid tea tree.

Hippolyta20 Fri 26-Oct-12 13:30:08

Thank you Both. I thought ok but being careful as first baby.

Good point with sunlight but luckily (or not) haven't seen that near me for a while!

MeerkatMerkin Fri 26-Oct-12 13:34:48

It has been reported that use during pregnancy causes the baby to be tinged a bit green at birth, but it's nothing lasting and not harmful.


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