Essential oils contain infinite properties capable of giving relief to mind and body.
Particularly employed to counter and mitigate the flu symptoms caused by the change of season, let's see together how.
Eucalyptus essential oil is ideal for promoting the well-being of the upper respiratory tract thanks to its balsamic action. You can use it in the diffuser to perfume the whole house and purify the air by diluting 2-3 drops in a little water . Eucalyptus essential oil it is obtained from its leaves and its main components are 1-8-cineol, d-alpha-pinene, terpineol, isoborneol and globulol.
Or you can distribute it on the chest or nostrils to promote correct breathing, in this case 5-6 drops will be diluted with a carrier oil (eg almond oil) and applied to the area of interest.
But above all, it is a real panacea for is uffimigi ! After bringing a little water (about 1L) to the boil, add 10 drops of Eucalyptus Oil and a handful of Coarse Himalayan Salt . Bend your head over the saucepan (with the heat off of course) and place an old T-shirt or rag you no longer use over your head, this will not disperse the steam.
Tea Tree essential oil is also excellent for seasonal ailments and can be used in the same way, in fact Tea tree essential oil is one of the best known and used in folk medicine as an antibacterial and antifungal.
The first manifestations include swelling and a feeling of discomfort , which then progressively increases until it turns into pain, of the bottom of the palate, of the walls of the throat and pharynx .
The intensity of this disorder varies greatly from person to person. Sometimes even swallowing is difficult and there may be a decrease in the tone of voice . Sore throat is usually accompanied by redness, inflammation and, in cases where the sore throat is linked to flu and viral states, it can occur together with colds, headaches, sinusitis, otitis and fever .
Echinostilla , is a spray based on Echinacea and three different types of Proproli mixed with balsamic oils with an emollient, refreshing and slowing action.
In particular it contains:
- Peppermint essential oil: contributes to the well-being of the upper respiratory tract.
- Eucalyptus essential oil: it has a balsamic effect and an emollient and soothing action on the oropharyngeal mucosa, contributing to the normal tone of the voice.
- Mountain pine essential oil: with its balsamic effect it contributes to the well-being of the nose and throat.