Cinnamon Bark oil: Has anesthetic, antiseptic, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties making it an ideal essential oil for colds and flu relief.
Eucalyptus oil: Works as an expectorant and helps cleanse your body of toxins and harmful microorganisms that can make you feel sick.
Frankincense oil: Has natural cold-fighting properties, such as antiseptic, astringent, anti-inflammatory and expectorant properties which make it an ideal essential oil for treating a cold or the flu.
Lavender oil: Is an antibacterial and antioxidant, it also helps with pain relief and relaxation which are both things you need to help you recover when you are unwell.
Lemon oil: Helps with cleansing and purification, cough relief, calms the stomach and can help with lymphatic drainage.
Oregano oil: Is a super powerful antiviral and antimicrobial essential oil. In fact, a recent study shows that oregano essential oil dramatically reduces symptoms of upper respiratory ailments including coughs and sore throats.
Peppermint oil: Is anti-microbial, helps clear the respiratory tract, and is an expectorant.
Rosemary oil: Is good for relieving cold and flu symptoms because it is a warming oil, reduces aches and pains, aids in circulation, and relieves nausea. High in camphor it helps clear the respiratory system. *Do not use if you have epilepsy as the high camphor levels can induce seizures – do not use if pregnant.
Tea Tree oil: Contains antiseptic, antiviral and antimicrobial properties. Using this essential oil for colds is excellent for diminishing coughs, bronchial congestion and sore throats.