Whether you work indoors or outdoors, cold and flu are unavoidable, especially on cold winter days. While you can’t have an immune system which protects your body 100%, best cold & flu remedy is always prevention. When it comes to prevention, home remedies which we sometimes ignore can make a big change in our lives. Rather than having to run to the doctor or having to run to the chemist how amazing would it be to take natural remedies at home using all natural products to improve the immune system of you and your kids?
Try these natural cold & flu remedies which have been used for years to help relieve those troubling systems.
the irritation, scratchiness in your throat not only make is so uncomfortable, it gets worse every time you swallow.
Best oils to use :Peppermint oil, lemon oil, Eucalyptus oil
Peppermint oil undoubtedly one of the most popular essential oils in treating irritating sore throats. It's a magical oil with antimicrobial properties which helps fight off those bacteria. Lemon & Eucalyptus are great immune boosters and aid with respiratory issues.
While you can have lozenges which has the base ingredients such as peppermint, you can find relief by using peppermint in an ultrasonic aroma diffuser, or use it topically outside your throat by diluting with a carrier oil.
Tip for tea : Have a hot tea with ginger, lemon & honey. While ginger & honey work to soothe your scratchy throat, lemon can help clear sinuses.
Cough is one way you body tries to clear irritants and nasty infections from your throat. But persistent cough can be quite an issue while working, studying or doing anything simple like speaking !
Essential oils can come handy when dealing with a cough.
Best oils to use : Eucalyptus oil, Peppermint oil, Frankincense oil
Eucalyptus is a powerful essential oil with antiseptic antibacterial goodness. By adding a few drops of Eucalyptus oil to a carrier oil, you can use the oil topically on your chest and throat which can help to calm a cough. Peppermint oil & Frankincense oil also known to help provide relief from cold when used on an aroma diffuser, used for inhaling or even used on a diffuser jewellery.
Runny nose can be as bad as cough and sore throat which can affect your day today life.
Best oils to use : Eucalyptus oil, Peppermint oil, Tea tree oil
By adding a couple of Eucalyptus/ tea tree drops to a steaming bowl of water, you can find an instant relief from a runny nose. This is due to their ability to work against blocked sinus. Tea tree oil may also help bring down the sinus swelling, congestion and reduce inflammation. Inhalation is the best method to use when you’ve got a runny nose.
However there can be different reasons for cold, cough & flu and you must view essential oils as a complementary alternative therapy not a medical treatment. They can be easily used as a preventive method by using these essential oils in your daily use so that you create a healthy environment at home.
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