5 Must Have Essential Oils For Cold and Flu Season

5 Must Have Essential Oils For Cold and Flu Season

Cold and flu season can really wipe us all out! Once it hits one of us, sure enough the whole house ends up with it. But it somehow always hits the husbands the worst! Am I right, ladies? I like to use essential oils to help get us through (or possibly even avoid) being sick!

If you aren’t familiar with essential oils, they are the most natural fragrances on the market derived from the fruits, seeds, flowers, bark, stems, roots, leaves or other parts of a plant. These oils have been used for centuries for both their healing and aromatic benefits.

Before you buy an essential oil be sure that it is 100% pure, natural, AND of the highest quality, making it appropriate for use in aromatherapy. This might take a little research on the brand, but I promise it’s worth the effort.

Not all oils are created equal. And more expensive doesn’t necessarily mean higher quality. Some companies pay their distributors 40% of the price of the oil, making a 40% mark up to you, the consumer.

If you can’t tell already, essential oils are one of my passions! This is the diffuser I have in my home. I love the sleek look of the wood and they have many different styles to choose from!

I love Plant Therapy for their high quality oils. Plant Therapy’s standards of quality are some of the strictest in the industry. They also have organic and Kid Safe lines and synergies (blends of more than one essential oil). I have tried quite a few brands, and the fragrances of Plant Therapy’s oils are by far the best! I promise you won’t be disappointed!

AND they always offer free shipping!

I put together this list of must have essential oil synergies to get you and your family through cold and flu season.

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Plant Therapy Essential Oils


Plant Therapy Essential Oils

Germ Destroyer

Germ Destroyer helps protect you and your kids from seasonal threats like those that occur during the winter. This oil will help everyone stay healthy or recover more quickly.

Apply topically to your child’s chest at a 1-3% dilution using your favorite carrier oil. You can also diffuse a few drops of Germ Destroyer during times of seasonal illness. Year-round, you can add Germ Destroyer to household cleaning products to destroy germs that come into contact with household surfaces.

Ingredients: Organic Spruce Hemlock, Organic Marjoram, Organic Lavender, Organic Rosalina, and Organic Lemon.

Germ Destroyer Organic Essential Oil 10 mL

Sneezy Stop

Sneezy Stop will help keep your child healthy during the times of seasonal allergy threats. Let your child enjoy the day with a clear head and nose!

Diffuse a few drops of Sneezy Stop in your home during the day. Add 10 drops to a personal aromatherapy inhaler so that your child can use the inhaler throughout the day before symptoms occur.

Ingredients: Rosalina, Fir Needle, Lavender, Geranium Egypt, Tansy (Blue) and Rose absolute.

Sneezy Stop KidSafe Essential Oil

Tummy All Better

To help soothe the occasional tummy trouble, Tummy All Better is the perfect choice.

Dilute Tummy All Better to a 2-3% in your favorite carrier oil and apply directly to your child’s abdomen, massaging in a clockwise manner, and to the tops of the feet. Tummy All Better can also be inhaled directly from the bottle for instant relief from a “queasy” tummy.

Ingredients: Petitgrain, Dill, Chamomile Roman, Spearmint and Ginger (steam distilled)

Tummy All Better KidSafe Essential Oil

Immune Boom

Immune Boom Synergy will help keep you on track by encouraging a healthy immune system. It is the perfect choice to help keep you and your child healthy.

To support your child’s immune system and hopefully keep sicknesses at bay, diffuse a few drops of Immune Boom in your home. It is recommended to diffuse for 30 minutes on and 30 minutes off if diffusing all day. You can also dilute Immune Boom in your favorite carrier oil at a 2-4% dilution and apply to either the chest or the tops of the feet

Ingredients: Lemon, Palmarosa, Dill Weed, Petitgrain, Copaiba, and Frankincense Carteri.

Immune Boom Organic Essential Oil 10 mL

Sniffle Stopper

Sniffle Stopper helps keep your child’s head and respiratory tract clear. This is our go to essential oil when we get congested!

We like to put a few drops of this in the corner of a steamy shower. The essential oil fills the room and gives relief for head congestion. We also diffuse a few drops of Sniffle Stopper to help us all breathe easier. To apply topically, dilute to 3-5% in your favorite carrier oil and apply to their chest and under their nose.

Ingredients: Fir Needle, Rosalina, Spruce, Cypress, Spearmint and Cedarwood Virginian.

Sniffle Stopper KidSafe Essential Oil
Go to Plant Therapy right now and order all of these! You won’t regret it!
 
If you love essential oils as much as I do, find other ways to use them besides diffusing to use  here!

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