Essential oils can relieve cold and flu symptoms, such as headaches, bodily aches and pains, fatigue, congestion and stuffed up airways. They have a lot of healing properties and very useful to have around as you can see from the list.

  • Antiviral
  • Antibacterial
  • Antimicrobial
  • Astringent
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Disinfectant
  • Warming
  • Aid in Circulation
  • Expectorant
  • Pain-Relieving
  • Natural Immune System Support

 

HOW TO USE ESSENTIAL OILS FOR COLDS AND FLU RELIEF

You can use essential oils in a number of ways, but having an aromatherapy massage is probably the best and most relaxing ways as the essential oils are absorbed into the blood stream and carried around the body going to the areas that need help as well as inhaling the wonderful aromas making you feel better.

  • Aromatherapy
  • Bath Blends
  • Massage Blends
  • Diffusers
  • Hot and Cold Compresses
  • Steam Inhalation¬†

 For more information about Aromatherapy, please see my Aromatherapy page under massage treatments.

Theses are some of the best essential oils to use for colds and relieving flu.

  • Oregano Essential Oil. …

  • Eucalyptus Essential Oil. …

  • Tea Tree Essential Oil. …

  • Lemon Essential Oil. …

  • Lavender Essential Oil

  • Peppermint

  • Lemongrass Essential Oil

  • Frankincense

  • Cinnamon

  • Orange

  • Ginger

  • Grapefruit