We may still be enjoying warmer temps, but that doesn’t mean a cold can’t creep up and take us by surprise.
Many of us assume that colds and flu plague us only around the winter months, but in fact, there are many factors that can contribute to the sniffles. Stress and poor diet are two big causes so by addressing lifestyle factors, you’ll really help to boost your immune system so that you can avoid weeks off work, or being homebound while your friends enjoy that tropical vacay!
Life happens though, so if you do find yourself feeling under the weather, be sure to have our breathe spray handy in your handbag! Filled with a complex and very effective blend of ingredients that will provide almost instant relief, this is one product that will soon become a staple in your life.
Keep reading to find out a little more about some of the wonderful essential oils for congestion in this refreshing spray.
The strong, refreshing scent of eucalyptus will provide almost instant relief from congestion and pain associated with congestion, such as a sinus headache.
It’s the most effective oil for any kind of cold or respiratory infection and will also help to protect against future viruses. Just a whiff of this powerful oil will do the trick, so spray some of our oil in a tissue throughout the day and inhale the scent whenever you need some quick relief.
If you have more time, we especially recommend spritzing some in the shower so that your shower can fill with the soothing steam!
This herb is known for its soothing and calming properties, just what you need to help you drift off in the midst of an annoying cold. Lavender is also wonderful for relieving sinus congestion making this one ingredient you want on your side when you don’t feel your best.
Avoid antibiotics from the doc and try natural alternatives instead!
Bergamot has potent natural antibiotic, antibacterial and antiseptic properties making it ideal to treat your cold fast. The scent of this lovely oil will also help to quell feelings of anxiety to relieve your tension and leave you floating on air.
All you have to do now is get cozy in bed with netflix and some lemon and honey tea of course!
The scent of peppermint takes us right back to Christmas and candy cane hot chocolate!
This delightful oil is more than just a happy and comforting scent though. Peppermint will help to clear congestion and a stuffy head, as well as ease a cough. Menthol, the active ingredient in peppermint, has been known to thin mucus making it easier to expel. Peppermint is also perfect for clearing your head and helping you stay alert if you do find yourself having to head into the office.
Don’t let colds and flu get you down, get on top of them by using our breathe spray as a preventative measure too. Spritz some in the shower and be sure to keep some in your handbag, ready to whip out at the first sign of a tickly throat or blocked nose!