Air Purifying Essential Oil Blends – Have a Try

Aromatherapy is not just about smelling good. Using blends of essential oils of specific properties, the air quality can be improved – this can help you getting through the tough times.

Our recommended blends (all mixtures shall be used in aroma diffusers with min. 300ml water capacity):

Cold-Stopper blend

  • 300ml boiled or distilled water
  • Eucalyptus oil – 6 drops
  • Tea tree oil – 4 drops
  • Peppermint oil – 2 drops

Eucalyptus oil

Eucalyptus oil has a iconic pungent, intoxicating scent and is widely used as aroma in soaps, detergents and other personal care products.

The cineole content of eucalyptus oil makes it useful in pharmaceutical preparations to relieve the symptoms of influenza and colds.  For vapor inhalator applications, eucalyptus oil is a decongestant according to traditional herbal medicine.

Eucalyptus oil is defined as a good helper of soothing coughs, sneezes, and other cold symptoms. It can stimulate human body’s cleansing power of mucous membrane, and its mucolytic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and decongestant properties can clear the air path and improve breathing.

Peppermint oil

The typical intense-fresh scent of peppermint oil has a cooling, refreshing and concentration-enhancing effect. The expectorant and decongestant properties make it an common application for colds. At the first sign of an outbreak, the typical cold symptoms can be alleviated by inhalations with peppermint oil. The mucous in the bronchi, nose and sinuses can be dissolved and drain away through the use of peppermint oil.

 

Cough-Stopper blend

  • 300ml boiled or distilled water
  • Eucalyptus oil – 6 drops
  • Rosemary oil – 4 drops
  • Frankincense oil – 2 drops

Rosemary Oil

The rosemary is known for its stimulating and refreshing effect and as a remedy for common colds. The cineol content is found in many eucalyptus and myrtle species and is known for its anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antibacterial and expectorant properties.

The needle-like leaves of the rosemary smell intense herbal-spicy. The rosemary oil is often used to help with colds with coughing and sticky mucous for inhalation or as clarifying and disinfecting room aroma. Essential oil of rosemary is also used as an stimulating, concentration and creativity-facilitating scent.

Frankincense Oil

Due to its strong anti-inflammatory, disinfecting and cell-regenerating properties, frankincense is used for external wound healing – also in atopic dermatitis and psoriasis, in internal inflammations such as Crohn’s disease (an chronic inflammatory bowel disease) and rheumatic complaints. Inhalations with frankincense can make it easier to cough up with common colds.

The scent of the essential frankincense oil has been long considered calming and anxiolytic. It can regulate breathing, center and refocus the mind, and frees the thoughts from insignificant issues. This extension of mental boundaries makes it an ideal companion for meditation and relaxation procedures.

 

Health-Booster blend

  • 300ml boiled or distilled water
  • Citron (lemon) oil – 4 drops
  • Frankincense oil – 3 drops
  • Tea tree oil – 1 drops

 

Citron (lemon) Oil

Citron oil has cleansing and refreshing properties This sparkling scent gives each aroma blend a fresh, crisp note. Its monoterpene limonene content has an antibacterial, antiviral and antiseptic property.

Citron oil has an antibacterial and antiseptic effect. Gargle with citrus oil-water can be used at the outbreak of common cold or sore throat to slow the spread of the pathogens.

The fresh, invigorating yet harmonizing, soothing scent creates a pleasant indoor climate full of freshness and purity. It can support concentration and memory, and alleviate nervousness, stress and exam anxiety – ideal for office space and learning environments.

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is the ‘univeral player’ type in the world of essential oils and is a must-have in medicine chests due to its versatile applications.

The oil has a strong antimicrobial, antibacterial and antiviral, antifungal (fungicidal) properties that strengthens the immune system and promotes wound healing. So it is used to control bacterial and viral infections (for example, herpes and acne), fungal infections and insect bites. It also provides protection against colds. The scent of tea tree oil is intended to keep away insects such as mosquitoes, ticks and fleas.

The herbal-spicy scent of tea tree oil reliefs psychosomatic discomfort and stress symptomes, stabilises the psyche and improves self-confidence.

❗️ Please consult your doctors, aromatherapists and vets for advices of using essential oils if you have children, pregnant women and pets at home.

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