Along with the cold weather seasons comes the increased risks of catching a cold or the flu. There are many natural remedies and recipes you can use to treat and prevent congestion and other symptoms. Below is a list of natural recipes you can use to help keep your family feeling well during the cold winter months!
Diffuser Recipe: Congestion Relief Blend
4 drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil
2 drops Lemon Essential Oil
1 drop Peppermint Essential Oil
Add water to your diffuser
Add 4 drops of Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Add 2 drops of Lemon Essential Oil
Add 1 drop of Peppermint Essential Oil
Diffuse aromatically to relieve sinus congestion.
Note- Eucalyptus may not be safe for aromatic inhalation for long periods of time around infants and small children. Use with caution.
20 Drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil
15 Drops Peppermint Essential Oil
1/4 Cup Carrier Oil of Choice
1 Empty Bottle
Pour Carrier Oil of Choice into empty bottle. (We recommend Olive Oil or Sweet Almond Oil for this recipe as it blends the best with these ingredients, but any carrier oil will do)
Add 20 Drops of Eucalyptus Oil into bottle.
Add 15 Drops of Peppermint Essential Oil into bottle.
Mix gently to blend ingredients.
To use: Rub onto chest as desired to naturally relieve chest congestion due to colds/allergies.
Safety Notice: Mixture is not safe for young children or infants. Not for use in children age 10 and under. Do not get mixture into eyes or broken skin as it may cause burns.
Natural Disinfectant Spray
1 Spray Bottle
1/2 Cup Water
2/3 Cup Witch Hazel
10 drops Tea Trea Essential Oil
10 Drops Lemon Essential Oil
Add water and witch hazel into spray bottle.
Shake until combined.
Add 10 Drops of Tea Tree Essential Oil
Add 10 Drops of Lemon Essential Oil
Shake Vigorously until blended.
Label the bottle and place in a cool place away from kids and pets.
To Use: Spray as desired to naturally freshen and disinfect the air.
Always check with your healthcare provider before you start any natural treatment or remedy and be sure you are using high quality, therapeutic grade essential oils and organic natural product bases