Aromas from essential oils can help you boost your immunity and prevent
illnesses while eliminating antigens. The three oils that we will present to
you in this section are eucalyptus oil, lavender oil, and tea tree oil.
Eucalyptus is known to help to fight the common cold and respiratory
issues. You can use it in a diffuser to help clear the breathing airways, or
you can also add a couple of drops to your bathwater. This oil is also a
great antibacterial, antiviral, and antiseptic. Eucalyptus oil is also known to
stimulate the immune system. Although, like many oils, you have to be
careful about how to use them. In this case, Eucalyptus oil is not
recommended for infants and pregnant women.
Lavender is a very gentle oil but very powerful at the same time. You can
use it in a diffuser to help kill allergen in the air and bring a fresh scent to
your home. It will also help you relax. It is a known fact that stress is a
significant factor in disturbing our immune system health. Sleep is also
essential to fight off infection and illnesses, place a drop of lavender oil on
your pillow to improve your sleep. Finally, lavender is a powerful oil in
which antioxidants help the body protect the cells from toxins.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree is a great oil that does so many things. It’s an antibacterial,
antiviral and antifungal. There are different ways to use this oil. For
example, you can place it directly on a wound to avoid infection, but make
sure to mix it with a base oil before applying it. It is also an excellent oil for
house cleaning, mix it with baking soda and sprinkle on your carpet. Leave
it on for a few minutes and then vacuum to remove allergens.
Essential oils are a wonderful addition to your immune system, always
make sure to research the oil that you will utilize to ensure its safe use.
That said, do not place the pure oil directly on the skin as it can irritate it. If
you want to apply it on the skin, it is better to mix it with a base oil base like
Jojoba or Grapeseed oil. A great way to use them is to place them in a
diffuser or put a few drops in the bathwater to help with the respiratory
system and relaxing.