Emma Nutrition

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Oat bath parcels for dry skin

Today I’ve made a stash of oat bath parcels. After a week of my 1 year old having terribly bad nappy rash (that no amount of metanium could heal) I remembered Oats. Phew! I’m convinced the best thing for nappy rash is a good fashioned home remedy made of oats. He was red raw and yet after sitting in his oat bath for 30 mins or so the redness had reduced and thankfully his craziness had too – he was so beside himself in pain he was slapping me in the face, biting me and throwing things around. This behaviour was very abnormal from my sunshine bringer; the boy who smiles and laughs so much it takes us hours to get around the shops because people are stopping to simply revel in his cloud-clearing aura.
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