About Baltic Amber…(from Inspired by Finn)
Among other things, amber is a natural analgesic (pain reliever) and anti-inflammatory. When amber is worn on the skin, the warmth of the skin releases trace amounts of healing oils on the skin. Commonly known as “teething jewelry,” baltic amber has been a natural and traditional European remedy for teething discomfort for hundreds of years. To read more about the many benefits of baltic amber, click here.
Due to CPSIA regulations, Inspired by Finn cannot recommend their necklaces for children under the age of 3 due to the small parts the necklaces contain. Each bead on their jewlery, though, is individually knotted on so that if in fact a necklace does break, all of the beads shouldn’t roll away. I also appreciate that the string used for the necklace is designed to break with enough pressure to avoid strangulation (9-1-1 is the last number I ever want to call for my own child). If you don’t like the idea of a necklace, they offer some great alternatives like anklets!
We were sent a 12″ Four Different Colored Round necklace to review. I found it to be secure, well made, and to actually work. Skeptical at first (come on, did you really ever think a stone or piece of resin from a tree would make you feel better if you tied it around your neck?), we used it and actually found that it not only relieved pain symptoms but took other ones away as well like overall discomfort and inflamation. We’ve been using the necklace for months now, sometimes around an ankle but usually around the neck with ZERO problems whatsoever. The only thing I’d suggest is that you really take the time to measure before ordering your necklace. I guessed and the necklace is just a tad too big. It still works great, but can make it into the wearer’s mouth which isn’t recommended! At least we’ll be able to use it for longer. 😉 Note: read the comments below for a more specific testamonial!
This is how much I believe in this product: you need to go and buy one right now for anyone with pain problems. You also need to buy an extra one to give at the next baby shower you go to. This may be the ultimate healthy, frugal, eco-friendly, and safe way to relieve pain and discomfort…and it’s pretty, too!
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