Respiratory & Immune Support: Essential Oil Style

If there has ever been a time to improve your immune system and respiratory system, it is now. Essential oils are a fantastic way to protect yourself from this pandemic season. 

Essential oils that are good for respiratory health do a lot for us (Aromahead.com):

  • Reduce germs in the environment

  • Reduce germs in the body, if you “come down with something”

  • Boost immunity

  • Help clear out mucus, so you can breathe more easily


10 Essential Oils for Cold Season (Aromahead.com)

As I mentioned, there are many essential oils that can help.


The ones I’m using in the recipes below are:

  1. Clove Bud essential oil (Syzygium aromaticum/Eugenia caryophyllata)

  2. Eucalyptus globulus essential oil (Eucalyptus globulus)

  3. Lemon essential oil (Citrus limon)

  4. Lemongrass ct. rhodinol essential oil (Cymbopogon citratus rhodinol)

  5. Melissa essential oil (Melissa officinalis)

  6. Peppermint essential oil (Mentha × piperita)

  7. Sandalwood essential oil (Santalum album)

  8. Sweet Orange essential oil (Citrus sinensis)

  9. Tea Tree essential oil (Melaleuca alternifolia)

  10. Thyme ct. linalool essential oil (Thymus vulgaris linalool)

These essential oils have all been researched and found to help protect health and offer immune support during cold season.

Reduce airborne germs with this spicy, piney diffuser blend! It not only makes your room smell amazing—it strengthens immunity with every breath (Aromahead.com).


Spicy Pine Diffuser Blend

  • 4 drops White Pine (Pinus strobus)

  • 2 drops Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)

  • 2 drops Clove Bud (Syzygium aromaticum/Eugenia caryophyllata)

 For more recipes click here.

 

In addition:


It’s good to:

  • Wash your hands frequently

  • Eat healthy foods

  • Drink plenty of water

  • Get enough sleep

  • Stay relaxed if you can

  • Make your own natural cleaning products (and reduce toxic ones)

  • Make essential oils part of your daily routines, so you’re constantly exposed to their supportive benefits


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