When referring to the winters, we speak of a humid, cold climate, and the climate changes constantly. In Ecuador we are going through the winter and the truth, that the change of weather from rainy to warm, makes me allergies or resfried me.
I do not think I am the only person who suffers from this, and the truth is that it is very annoying to go through with discomforts or not being able to breathe well. As I like to solve diseases in a natural but effective way, I began to investigate what I can do during this season and what to use to counteract the symptoms of flu and allergies, to which I discovered several essential oils that will serve us very useful during this season.
The eucalyptus essential oil
This essential oil has a very pleasant and very mild smell. It has anticatarral, antiviral and immunostimulant properties, it can be used by the whole family, even by children, and in diffusion contributes to considerably reduce the risks of infection, and is the indicated for the treatment of respiratory infections (colds, rhinopharyngitis, bronchitis, flu, otitis, etc.)
Pine essential oil:
During the winter we usually ventilate our houses for less time, so as not to lose the heat accumulated inside. This means that, at times, the home environment is charged and can promote the spread of viruses if someone in the household has the flu or cold. A good way to purify the environment is to use pine essential oil. We can add 10 drops to a spray filled with water, shake well and spray.
The essential oil of Palo Santo has a pleasant aroma of woody citrus, which smelling directly helps activate our brain. The essential oil of Palo Santo should be used by people suffering from muscle pain and discomfort, high levels of stress, depression, anxiety, cough, colds, respiratory infections, sleep disorders, arthritis, chronic diseases, nervous disorders and skin conditions. .
These three oils are the most basic in terms of winter season, its use or application, it is very easy. Commonly I do it by means of diffusion, in a diffuser of aromas it places of 5 to 8 drops of essential oils in the diffuser with water and let it act. If you do not have a diffuser you can use a spray and put a little warm water and place 5 to 8 drops of essential oil and mix well, and spray the entire room. You can also apply directly to the chest, back and you will see how in minutes the cold or allergies decreases.