Amber Teething Necklaces - Do they work?

Unlike teething gels, powders or pain relief syrups and products, the traditional beaded amber necklaces imported from the Baltic region are a non-invasive and side-effect free remedy for the pain and complications of teething, such as lack of appetite, upset tummies, ear ache, fevers and colds. All our necklaces and bracelets are hand made from 100% genuine Baltic amber. Other amber is sold online that doesn't offer the same benefits - be aware of where you buy.

Amber is a natural analgesic - it can help with teething, restlessness, anxiety, stress, aches and pains as well as eczema and other skin conditions.

Babies do NOT chew on the amber - it works by warming against the skin and releasing minute amounts of soothing oils which is absorbed into the bloodstream.

A natural analgesic, amber will help calm a baby without resorting to drugs.

Amber is a resin, not a stone. It is therefore warm to the touch, as well as very comfortable and light to wear.

Scientific investigation into the therapeutic effects of amber is ongoing.

Currently, there are two different theories that attempt to explain how wearing amber on the skin can have a soothing and calming effect on teething babies and toddlers.

One theory suggests that when amber is worn on the skin, the skin’s warmth releases minuscule amounts of healing oils from the amber which are then absorbed via the skin into the bloodstream.

Amber’s anti-inflammatory and therapeutic properties are also recognized by allopathic medicine. In Austria, Switzerland and Germany, you will find amber teething necklaces sold in local pharmacies. Pharmacists and doctors have long known about the healing properties of amber which include calmative, analgesic, antispasmodic, expectorant, and febrifuge (anti-fever) functions.

A second theory is based on scientific findings which have shown that amber is electromagnetically alive and therefore charged with a significant amount of organic energy. Its special attribute is the fact that it is electronegative. Wearing amber produces negative ionisation on the skin’s surface. This, in turn, has a positive influence on the human body. The negative ions assist in the in the prevention of illness. These health-promoting effects apply to babies, children and adults alike.

It is possible that the soothing and calming effect of amber teething necklaces, which has been empirically observed, is based on a combination of the factors listed above.

Wearing Baltic Amber – The highest content of succinic acid is found in the amber cortex – the external layer of the stone. It has long been believed that by wearing raw or polished natural Baltic amber against the skin, a “homeopathic dose” of succinic acid is absorbed into the body, enough to exert its analgesic, anti-inflammatory, immune enhancing and vitality boosting influence.

Due to their natural analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, Baltic amber beads have long been valued as teething necklaces. Worn by babies and small children for countless centuries throughout Europe, the amber beads seem to ease babies teething discomforts and are believed to help calm a fussy baby. The beads are simply worn around the neck and not chewed.

Raw Baltic amber comes in many shades of yellow and yellow browns, and also white, pale lemon yellow and almost black. Uncommonly one finds red or “cherry amber”, green or blue, but these are rare and highly sought after. Baltic amber is translucent and can be especially beautiful when polished.

We have used them on our own daughter and can vouch they worked for us. We have many testimonials from parents saying they have seen very positive effects from using amber teething necklaces. There are however occasions where some parents see little or no improvement, in these cases it is often worth persevering.  Definantely worth trying.

Always buy from a reputable retailer such as Amber Pumpkin. There is a lot of fake amber being sold as real amber. We only use the finest Baltic Amber.

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latest reviews
fantastic idea
Sunday, 26 October 2014  |  Marie

this is fab sophie no longer ends up on the floor and the length is still long enough that my LB can still move it freely

fab toy
Sunday, 26 October 2014  |  Marie

my l1 loves his Sophie the giraffe and he can still chew this like a teether even though its a bath toy

Here's hoping. ..
Wednesday, 22 October 2014  |  Jo

Receivedthis last week and as iI ordered a cm too big due to the rate shes growing, we haven't really worn it much yet. Shes had it on a few times tucked under a sock, Here's hoping it does a job!

Beautiful little anklet
Wednesday, 22 October 2014  |  Natalie

Very pleased Thankyou

Tuesday, 21 October 2014  |  Michelle

I bought the amber necklace to help with my chronic migraines and in the four weeks I have had the necklace, I am happy to say my headaches are greatly reduced in pain intensity and I have only had a couple of occasions where my headache has been bad. I wear the necklace all the time, only taking it off when I have a shower. I have been migraine prone for most of my life (am diagnosed chronic daily migraine) and have suffered a brain haemorrhage. I have always been rather unsuccessful in treatments but this necklace has worked a treat. I cannot tell you how wonderful it is to finally be headache free, I feel like I have my life back! I love my necklace and I will always wear it x

Best Soap for Eczema
Monday, 20 October 2014  |  Ranti

My 12 month old has been suffering with eczema for the past 8 months. We've tried so many lotions and potions which have made little or no difference.

We are on day 4 of using the Amber soap and I've noticed a huge difference. Some of the sore patches have almost completely disappeared.

Highly recommend this soap - Just wish it came in a bigger size!

Stan loves Sophie!
Sunday, 19 October 2014  |  Hayley

Brought this for my 11 week old son and he adores Sophie! It's easy to hold onto with little hands and isn't too big. Stan loves to chomp on Sophie's head and feet. Made of a nice soft rubber. Brilliant product

Brilliant product!
Monday, 15 September 2014  |  Madeleine

A great idea - my baby loves it, and it is fashionable enough to wear as a necklace even when baby has finished teething!

Simply the best
Sunday, 6 July 2014  |  Jacky

This is the best coconut oil i have ever purchased. It is great for cooking but equally pleasant to take as a supplement. The best,simply the best!