Aromatherapy Recipes to Treat Colds and Flu

 

Sea Salt Bath for Colds

• 2 cups Epsom salts
• 5 drops rosemary essential oil
• 4 drops Eucalyptus Oil
• 2 drops lemon essential oil

Combine ingredients in a glass bowl. Fill bath, add sea salt blend, get into the bath and swish water to break down salts and disperse oils.

Massage Oil for Colds

• 1 ounce sunflower oil
• 6 drops rosemary essential oil
• 4 drops Peppermint Oil
• 3 drops ginger essential oil
• 4 drops lemon essential oil

Mix ingredients in a glass bowl, then rub over chest, upper back, neck and shoulders. Apply morning and evening, or as needed.

Steam Inhalation

• 4 cups water
• 2 drops Eucalyptus Oil
• 1 drop rosemary essential oil

• 1 drop lemon essential oil

Bring water to a boil. Remove from stove and add essential oils. Place a towel over your head and lean over steaming water. Breathe in through the nose and out through the mouth. Close your eyes to avoid irritation.

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