***Disclosure: I received a complimentary sample to facilitate my review. No other compensation was provided, and all opinions are 100% honest and have not been influenced in any way.***
However, a lot of the moms I know had real problems with fussiness and discomfort then their little ones cut teeth. Many of them used all of the gels and teething tablets with varying levels of success. Even more chose to use Baltic Amber teething necklaces to lessen their baby's suffering. Why load a child up with medication when there are safe and natural remedies available, right?
Why choose Baltic Amber?
Baltic Amber is a fossilized resin found in the Baltic Region, primarily in Lithuania. It contains 3-8% of Succinic Acid, long prized for its medicinal qualities. Amazingly, the highest content of the healing Succinic Acid is found in the EXTERNAL layer of the Baltic Amber.
Europeans greatly prize beautiful Baltic Amber for its claimed 100% natural anti-inflammatory, pain relieving, and calming properties for babies and toddlers. The healing oils (Succinic Acid) of the Baltic Amber are said to relieve teething pain, tame baby’s irritability, and relieve inflammation in the throat, ear, and stomach. Authentic Baltic Amber is also used as an anti-toxic and anti-bacterial agent, for headaches, for skin irritations, for bronchial conditions, and for throat and thyroid conditions (along with many other uses).
Baltic Amber is very light-weight, making Baltic Amber jewelry extremely comfortable to wear for both children and adults.
Recently, I got the opportunity to review the Firefly Baltic Amber necklace from Spark of Amber. My kids are no longer teething, but there are several beautiful options for adults, too!
My necklace arrived very quickly, and it was beautifully packaged. I was immediately struck by the beauty and color of the Amber. It is very natural looking, and the Amber varies in size and shape.
Again, if a child is properly supervised and caution is used, Baltic Amber is a wonderful, natural way to help ease pain and discomfort. I am actually going to try this out on Sophie. Last night we had to rush her to the ER and found out she has a rare disease called Henoch-Schonlein Purpura. This generally clears up on its own in around 6 weeks, but it can cause problems in the kidneys, intestines, and joints. (It's actually pretty darn scary!) Hopefully using Baltic Amber will help ensure that her discomfort is minimal while we "wait it out". Hey, it's worth a shot, right?
In addition to necklaces, Spark of Amber also offers beautiful bracelets, earrings, and more. There is something for all ages and tastes!
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