Essential Oils to Use for a Cold

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A certified reiki master teacher, Rosanne (Roseanne) Bostonian, PhD, is committed to fostering health and well-being in her clients. In addition to her energy work, Dr. Rosanne Bostonian is an independent wholesaler of Young Living Essential Oils, and she helps educate people about the properties of essential oils can impact their health.

Some essential oils can help alleviate the head cold symptoms, such as fever, headache, and stuffy nose. Tea tree essential oil, for instance, is said to attack congestion and help open up air passages. It’s best to dissolve this oil in a hot bath or breathe it in with an inhaler. Thyme oil can also be mixed with tea tree oil for enhanced benefits.

Peppermint essential oil is said to fight against viruses and help alleviate chest coughs. The preferred vehicle for this oil is also through an inhaler. It is always best to consult with someone who is knowledgeable of essential oils, particularly if you are new to using them.

Disclaimer: The FDA has not evaluated the curative properties of essential oils.

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