Some essential oils have a strong antiviral effect and help the immune system cope with seasonal diseases.
Aromatherapy will help in the season of viral diseases. A few drops of essential oil will help you get rid of the rhinitis and cough; you will be more vigorous and in a good mood.
As soon as you feel the first symptoms of the illness, burn the aroma lamp. If the disease progresses, sponge bath or a fragrant bath can help you (but do not take a hot bath during high temperature)
What essential oils will help to defeat the disease?
1.For fighting the flu: eucalyptus, tea tree oil, thyme, lavender, chamomile, cinnamon, lemon.
2. For disinfection: tea tree oil, thyme, juniper, citronella, eucalyptus, sage, cinnamon, cloves, oregano.
3. Immunostimulants: lemon, lavender, thyme.
4. Febrifuge: lavender, tea tree oil, lemon, melissa, eucalyptus, chamomile, mint, bergamot, basil, rosemary, pepper.
5. For fighting the common cold: tea tree oil, eucalyptus, spruce, incense.
6. If you caught a chill: lavender, lemon, rosemary, pepper, juniper.
7. If you have bronchitis: basil, thyme, eucalyptus, lavender, pine, tea tree oil.
6 ways to use essential oils for the flu:
1. Aroma lamp
Add the oil to the aroma lamp (5 drops per 15 sq.m). It is shown as prevention of viral diseases.
A bath with essential oils will provide a double effect: oils cure us by absorbing through the skin and create the effect of inhalation when they are evaporating. The bath water should be heated to 37 degrees; the procedure time is 15-20 minutes. Dissolve 1 cup of sea salt in water and add approximately 12 drops of oil to one bathroom.
Pour 1-1.5 liters of boiling water in a saucepan, cover with a towel and then add 2-3 drops of essential oil. Inhale deeply with the nose and mouth for 5-10 minutes (eyes should be closed). After then rub the feet with undiluted essential oil, put on woolen socks and wrap in a blanket.
It is acceptable to take a couple of drops of oil, having sprinkled a piece of 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
Add essential oils in water for washing floors. 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 oil is 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.