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Essential Oils & Influenza

How essential oils can assist in the management of Colds & Flus

Many studies have shown the amazing benefits of essential oil in the management of colds & flu from being anti-infective/antiviral/antibacterial & anti-fungal.

Used in diffusers or vaporisers essential oils can be effective not only in the reduction of the infection but to also relieve symptoms.

These oils have been used in a family situations for years as they are a great alternative for kids that don’t like to take medicine when used in a diffuser. Essential oils are a highly bioavailable method of treatment when inhaled as they pass through the cell walls and membranes with ease.

When first diagnosed with influenza, inhaling essential oils can both improve lung inflammation & prevent secondary infections.

Popular Essential Oils with broad-spectrum anti-infective & anti-inflammation agents: -Eucalyptus -Thyme -Oregano -Lemon -Rosemary

Eucalyptus oil is well known for is anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial & anti-viral properties. It has shown a specific ability to protect against influenza & reduce the inflammation of the lungs.

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