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Essential Oils to Fight Winter Cold & Flu

Cold and flu season is definitely a thing, and we need to know the best ways to fight it. Before resorting to over the counter solutions, why not try some natural remedies? Essential oils are an excellent way to fight off the cold and flu season! They are natural mood boosters and stress relievers. Essential oils can hold many medicinal properties; antiviral, antibacterial, antimicrobial, astringent, anti-inflammatory, disinfectant, warming, aids circulation, and natural immune system support.

How To Use (please see specific essential oil for proper dosage)

  • Aromatherapy : inhaled or placed on skin

  • Bath Blends: dropped in bath

  • Diffusers: dispenses aroma in the room

  • Hot & Cold Compresses: dropped on compress

  • Steam Inhalation: dropped in hot water bowl

Essential Oils

  1. Frankincense Essential Oil: antiseptic, astringent, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, stress relief

  2. Hot Bath:

  3. 2 drops frankincense essential oil

  4. 2 drops orange essential oil

  5. 1 drop eucalyptus essential oil

  6. Mix all well before getting in

  7. Steam Inhalation: helps relieve congestion

  8. Add several drops in a bowl of hot, steaming water or add the blend above for bath

  9. Place a towel over your head and lean over the bowl to inhale the steam

  10. Repeat throughout the day

  11. Hot or Cold Compress: fo