Essential Oils for Cold/Flu Season…

Using essential oils has many benefits. But we also need to be careful and do our own research or consult with our doctor,  to make sure particular essential oils are suitable for us.

At the moment the most sought after are essential oils that can be beneficial with supporting our immune system and assist us when we are fighting a cold/flu.

Some of the widely used essential oils for that are:

Tea Tree Oil – it may assist with a stuffy nose and head and chest congestion.

Eucalyptus Oil – it is known for helping to loosen the mucus from airways

Peppermint Oil – also known as a good oil to use to help with clearing air passages. It has also antiviral and antiseptic properties.

Lavender Oil – is calming, but it may also assist with loosening up phlem

Clove Oil – it is known to help sitmulate the immune system

May Chang Oil – a wonderful oil to use to help with cough and cold. It also contains antiseptic and antiviral properties.

Ways to use these wonderful oils:

  • In a bath – add a couple drops to nice warm bath
  • In a room spray. – mix about 7 drops of your chosen essential oils in a cup of water and put it in a glass spray bottle. Spray your rooms as needed.
  • In a diffuser – choose your oils and burn them with a little water in a diffuser

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