In the season of catarrhal and viral diseases, aromatherapy is a real helper. A few drops of essential oil will relieve the rhinitis and cough, give vitality and lift the mood.
As soon as you feel the first symptoms of an illness, burn the aroma lamp, if the disease progresses - wipes and a fragrant bath will help (just do not take a hot bath during high temperature)
What essential oils will help to defeat the disease?
1. Antigripposis: eucalyptus, cayaput, tea tree, thyme, juniper, fir, cinnamon, lemon.
2. Disinfecting rooms: tea tree, thyme, juniper, citronella, eucalyptus, sage, cinnamon, cloves, oregano.
3. Immunostimulants: lemon, lavender, thyme.
4. Antipyretic: lavender, tea tree, lemon, lemon balm, eucalyptus, chamomile, mint, bergamot, basil, rosemary, pepper.
5. From the common cold: tea tree, cayaput, eucalyptus, spruce, incense.
6. In ARI: thyme, cinnamon, cayaput, naioli, sage, pine, tea tree.
7. From the chill: lavender, lemon, rosemary, pepper, juniper.
8. With bronchitis: basil, thyme, eucalyptus, lavender, pine, tea tree.
6 Ways to Use Essential Oils for Colds
1. Aroma lamp
Add the oil to the aroma lamp with the calculation of 5 drops per 15 sq.m. It is good as prevention of catarrhal diseases.
A bath with essential oils will provide a double effect: oils are treated by ingestion through the skin and, when evaporated, create the effect of inhalation. The bath water should be heated to 37 degrees, the procedure time is 15-20 minutes. Dissolve 1 cup of sea salt in water, add not more than 12 drops of oil to one bath.
In a saucepan pour 1-1.5 liters of boiling water, cover with a towel and only then add 2-3 drops of essential oil. Deeply inhale with the nose and mouth for 5-10 minutes (eye close). After rub the feet with undiluted essential oil, put on woolen socks and wrap around.
It is acceptable to drink a couple of drops of oil, sprinkled with sugar.
Grinding of the upper thorax with essential oils is widely used. To prepare the product, take 50 ml of vegetable oil (preferably olive oil) and add 15 drops of oil to it. The mixture should be warm.
6. Disinfection of premises
In Water for washing floors add essential oils. They will kill pathogenic bacteria, refresh the room, and also create the effect of inhalation. For wet processing, take 10 ml of oil for 10 liters of water.
Essential oils - an excellent remedy for colds, used since ancient times. Before using the oil, make sure you do not have any allergies to it. Particular care must be taken in the use of oils for children.