Essential Oil Therapy
Aromas from essential oils can help you boost your immunity and prevent illnesses while eliminating antigens.
Eucalyptus is known to help fight the common cold and respiratory issues. You can use it in a diffuser to help clear the breathing airways, or you can also add a couple of drops to your bathwater. This oil is also a great antibacterial, antiviral, and antiseptic. Eucalyptus oil is also known to stimulate the immune system. Although, like many oils, you have to be careful about how to use them. In this case, Eucalyptus oil is not recommended for infants and pregnant women.
Lavender is a very gentle oil but very powerful at the same time. You can use it in a diffuser to help kill allergen in the air and bring a fresh scent to your home. It will also help you relax. It is a known fact that stress is a significant factor in disturbing our immune system health. Sleep is also essential to fight off infection and illnesses, place a drop of lavender oil on your pillow to improve your sleep. Finally, lavender is a powerful oil in which antioxidants help the body protect the cells from toxins.
Tea tree is a refreshing oil that has so many uses. It’s an antibacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal oil. You can place it directly on a wound to avoid infection, but make sure to mix it with a base oil before applying it. It is also an excellent oil for house cleaning, mix it with baking soda and sprinkle on your carpet. Leave it on for a few minutes and then vacuum to remove allergens. Its also useful for acne and skin irritations.
Essential oils are a wonderful addition to your immune system, always make sure to research the oil that you will utilize to ensure its safe use. That said, do not place the pure oil directly on the skin as it can irritate it. If you want to apply it on the skin, it is better to mix it with a base oil base like Jojoba or Grapeseed oil. A great way to use them is to place them in a diffuser or put a few drops in the bathwater to help with the respiratory system and relaxing.