Niaouli oil is beneficial for the immune systems and respiratory conditions due to its high cineole content. It has the added benefit for the flu, for being able to calm the aches and pains that come with the illness. Most importantly it helps clear lungs and sinuses which is very beneficial if you suffer from stuffy nose.
Lemon oil helps invigorate the lymphatic system, which can be sluggish in times of illness. It may surprise you to know that even though the scent is stimulating, this oil is quite calming and can actually act as a mild stimulant. Lemon essential oil is antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, which makes it ideal for fighting viruses as well as reducing cold and flu symptoms such as coughing, congestion, swollen glands and body aches. Lemon essential oil has long been considered a cure-all fruit and essential oil and is also a great treatment for fatigue as it is an energizing essential oil.
Eucalyptus is both antibacterial and antiviral and due to this, it is found in a variety of commercial preparations for respiratory ailments. The high eucalyptol content in this essential oil makes it anti-inflammatory. It is also a bronchodilator and a mucolytic, as it opens the airways and breaks up mucus. This makes it an excellent choice for respiratory conditions if you have a stuffy nose, cough, and congestion.
✅ Steam inhalation is like an essential oil sauna. For best results, follow these steps :-
- Place up to 7 drops of essential oil in a large pot or bowl of boiling water.
- Lean over the bowl (keep about ten inches away or you may get a steam burn) and cover your head with a towel to create a tent.
- Close your eyes and breathe through your nose for no more than two minutes at a time.
✅ To directly inhale essential oils, sniff them right from the bottle or add up to three drops to a cotton ball or handkerchief and inhale. You can also add a few drops to your pillow before bedtime.
✅ Hot Compress for Congestion – Microwave a dampened washcloth and the add several drops of Flu Relief Essential Synergy Blend. Place the washcloth on your chest for fast relief.
✅ Diffuse for Blocked Nasal and Congestion – Add several drops to a diffuser of humidifier. With this, it offers respiratory support and may help to ease breathing and clear a stuffy head for diffuser.
Melaleuca Viridiflora (Niaouli) Essential Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Essential Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Essential Oil