How to treat a cold?

The winter is back, bringing with it the cold season. Without adequate preventive measures, we know that at any given time, all kinds of viral diseases such as influenza, angina, cough, etc., may spread at a rapid pace. Thus, it is advisable to treat them or better anticipate them beforehand. Fortunately there are incredibly effective remedies out there which are often recommended by therapists. The examples include essential oils for cold such as Ravintsara, Niaouli and Tea tree.

Cold symptoms and causes

Also called "acute rhinitis", the common cold is a viral illness that affects us most during the winter. This ENT infection is orchestrated by hundreds of invading viruses. Its symptoms include inflammation of the nose mucosa, a runny nose, sneezing and sore throat pain.

Fight off cold with essential oils

Ravintsara is both a cold-preventing essential oil and immune stimulant. It is used for regular local massage of the plexus thorax, wrists or soles of the feet during the winter months.

Niaouli is effective for anti-infectious treatment. Best for inhalation. Pour 4 to 6 drops in simmering water and breathe the steam for a few minutes.

To knock out winter germs, simply equip yourself with virus-repellent Tea Tree essential oil for cold. The treatment consists of adding it with a neutral tablet, to take 3 times a day for 7 days. This essential oil is also praised for its anti-infectious virtues.

Ravintsara, Thymol Thyme, Eucalyptus radiata and Scots pine essential oils can also be used for a decongestant bath. They soothe swelling and inflammation of the nasal passages, facilitating respiration.

For diffusion, the blend of Ravintsara with Eucalyptus radiata and lemon or tangerine oils greatly help fight daily body aggressions and reduce susceptibility to disease.

Pour a drop of Tea Tree essential oil for cold combined with Eucalyptus radiata’s on a handkerchief and breathe it; it is a truly effective way to prevent the disease and cope with the winter cold. May we remind you that eucalyptus radiata essential oil is pleasant to breathe, soft and fresh.

Fight off cold with essential oilsBiohöma advice

Blending several essential oils

When you get a cold, it usually lasts about ten days. Inflammations, laryngitis or bronchitis may come out thereafter. If it is more severe, make sure you choose a highly effective treatment. To do so, make a blend of anti-viral and anti-bacterial actions in Tea Tree with Niaouli, Thymol Thyme, Eucalyptus radiata and cold-knocking Ravintsara essential oils. Such blend actually provides a pronounced healing affinity in the ENT sphere. It is also a remarkable yet highly resistant respiratory decongestant.

All these oils are appreciated for their exceptional antiviral properties. Alongside the properties mentioned above, Niaouli essential oil for cold, for its part, serves as expectoration facilitator and helps boost our immunity by stimulating the adrenal glands. Thus, the synergy mix in tea tree with eucalyptus radiata and Ravintsara essential oils is an effective remedy to prevent infectious diseases. To enjoy its benefits, mix 15 drops of each of these essential oils with 5 ml of carrier oil (avocado, jojoba, argan, ...). Then apply it directly to the thorax.

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