Essential Oils For Colds

Essential Oils for Colds, Flu & Other AilmentsEssential Oils for Colds

“Essential oils are highly concentrated, volatile plant extracts,” explains Avery. “We obtain essential oils through a few different extraction methods, and the part of the plant we get the essential oil from can be different depending on the oil but is typically the most aromatic part. Rose oil, for example, comes from the petals of the rose, while citrus oils come from the rind.”

Best Essential Oils for Coldscold sick

Add the essential oil drops to your diffuser, add the required amount of water (following the manufacturer’s instructions) then diffuse for 15-60 minutes.Add the essential oil drops to your diffuser, add the required amount of water (following the manufacturer’s instructions) then diffuse for 15-60 minutes.

These are effective natural remedies for colds because they have antiviral & anti-inflammatory properties, are natural expectorants, warm up the body, promote easy breathing, clear out clogged sinuses, boost immunity and support a healthy respiratory system. Here are the top 10 essential oils for colds and congestion:

1. Oregano oil

2. Peppermint oil

3. Eucalyptus oil

4. Black pepper oil

5. Ginger oil

6. Tea tree oil

7. Lemon oil

8. Rosemary oil

9. Thyme oil

10. Lavender oil

Essential Oils for the Flu:flu

  1. Tea tree oil

  2. Lemon oil

  3. Thyme oil

  4. Peppermint oil

  5. Eucalyptus oil

Essential Oils for Dry Skin:dry skin

  1. Eucalyptus oil

  2. Patchouli oil

  3. Jasmine oil

  4. Lavender oil

  5. Almond oil


Acne and skin irritations:

  1. Tea tree oil

  2. Lavender

  3. Oregano

  4. Bergamot

  5. Rosemary

  6. Helichrysum

Muscle inflammation:muscle inflammation

  1. Peppermint

  2. Eucalyptus

  3. Wintergreen

  4. Chamomile

  5. Nutmeg

  6. Ginger

  7. Cayenne

  8. Rosemary

  9. Black pepper


Essential oils for energy: lemon, orange, grapefruit, eucalyptus, cinnamon, peppermint, ginger, rosemary, spearmint, black pepper, jasmine,

  • cedarwood

  • sweet orange

  • grapefruit

  • bergamot

  • geranium

Skip the third cup of coffee and keep uplifting essential oils on hand instead. Citruses are specifically associated with boosting mood and energy levels, alleviating fatigue-inducing anxiety and stress to boot. One study found that administering peppermint oil even led to a boost in exercise performance.

Essential Oils FOR A MENTAL BOOST:

Essential oils for improving concentration: 

  1. rosemary

  2. basil

  3. peppermint

  4. helichrysum

  5. cedar

  6. vetiver

  7. grapefruit

  8. pine

  9. juniper

When the 4 p.m. slump strikes, reboot by sniffing an invigorating scent blend—or better yet, spritzing yourself with an oil-infused face mist. Take your pick of scents that can help you double down on the rest of the workday: One study shows that sniffing rosemary can increase memory by 75% while peppermint has also been associated with recall as well as sustained focus. Other research has shown that peppermint, basil, and helichrysum help with burnout and mental fatigue.