Essentials Oils may spur breasts in boys?
April 2, 2009 9:54am CST
Use of lotions, soaps and shampoos containing high concentrations of lavender or tea tree oil may lead to breast growth in pre-pubescent boys. Pure lavender and tea tree oil can mimic the actions of estrogen and inhibit the effects of androgen, the hormone known to control masculine characteristics. " Ikf you use these products on your child and you see changes in his body, talk to your doctor and pediatrician." At this stage doctors are still to determine how much exposure causes the problems. Is is true?