As is known, the disease always comes at the wrong time.Tight schedule, session forthcoming trip - all in a flash crosses seemingly frivolous disease under the familiar name of SARS.Having a standard set of drugs and, of course, have not recovered, we will try to go back to the old rhythm of life.In response, the body in a weakened again undefeated infection develops, there are serious complications.But there are essential oils from colds and viruses, to help cope with the disease, strengthen the immune system and reduce the risk of complications.
The effectiveness of essential oils
Sudden onset of cold weather in the off-season often causes a surge of infectious diseases.The fact that as a result of hypothermia occurs cold protection system weakens and loses its ability to resist infections.SARS - a number of viral diseases in which the most affected mucosa of the upper respiratory tract.Therefore, the use of bactericidal properties of essential oils for the prevention and treatment of such dise
most effective for the prevention of colds considered essential oils of coniferous trees.Proven and reliable antiseptic preparations are oils of pine and fir.Reduces the possibility of colds peppermint oil, rosemary and thyme.
If colds has already begun, the good help medicines become aromatic oils of eucalyptus, tea tree, lavender, marjoram.And aromatherapy, inhalation, rubbing against colds and viruses, it is recommended to cook therapeutic mixture of several aromatic oils that complement and reinforce each other's action.
Some essential oils have anti-viral activity and inhibit the growth of bacteria staphylococcus, streptococcus, gonococcus, pneumococcus and even E. coli.These include oils of juniper, eucalyptus, tea tree, manuka, lavender.Effective against colds and viruses aroma oils of geranium, bergamot, fennel, mint, lemon balm.For example, the familiar mint has all but antiseptic and antimicrobial action, has expectorant properties.However, should not use peppermint oil in the presence of small children, since it is a strong allergen.
methods of treatment essential oils
There are several ways of aromatherapy.Taking into account the contraindications and allergy to a specific component, you need to choose the most suitable option.
1. not difficult, but quite effective method of disinfection is the use of the premises oil burner.Studies have shown that such treatment reduces the risk of disease more than doubled.To get rid of cough should take strong essential oils of anise, oregano, rosemary.Bronchitis well help oil of cedar, cypress, nutmeg, fir.Speed up recovery from pneumonia oil fir, juniper and pine.Before the session in aromalampu need to pour hot water and add 2-3 drops of one or more different oils.It is not necessary to heat the water above 60 degrees, as this lost the healing properties of essential oils.It should be noted that the use of oil burner is advisable to prevent the spread of infection.
2. more intense effect on the body can receive essential oils inside.Due to the high concentration of active substances in their oil can not be used without sufficient liquid in order not to irritate the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract.Permissible to take a couple of drops of oil with a piece of sugar.
3. familiar from childhood treatment for the common cold - steam inhalation.Water should be boiled (2-3 liters), remove from heat and instill the necessary amount of essential oils.Covering his head with a towel and breathe the steam needed for 5-7 minutes.The main thing is to choose the right oil composition.With a strong cough should be added to the water by two drops of eucalyptus oil, tea tree and lavender.If a stuffy nose, then this structure instead of dripping lavender mint.With the flu, it is desirable to prepare a complex mixture of 2 drops of eucalyptus and 1 drop of lavender, thyme, pine, mint and oregano.
4. One way of external influence is rubbing the upper part of the chest.For the preparation of means for grinding need to take as a substrate 50 ml of vegetable oil and add 5 drops of fir oil, mint and rosemary.Considering that olive oil is rich in volatile production, and is a powerful antioxidant, it is recommended to use as the base oil.And preferably, of course, high-quality extra virgin olive oil.
5. Bath with essential oils provide a double effect: oils enter the body through the skin and evaporates from the surface of warm water, in the air create the necessary inhalation concentration of nutrients.The water bath to be heated to 37 degrees, and the procedure should not exceed 15-20 minutes.To prepare a bath of cold and viruses to be dissolved in water 1 cup sea salt, and 4 drops of eucalyptus, thyme and rosemary.Fragrant bath, of course, a nice way to treat, but it has a lot of contraindications, so you need your doctor's approval.
6. great way of disinfecting the room is a wet cleaning.Thus it is possible not only to fill the air volatiles aromatic oils and disinfect floors, where the bulk of the dust collected, and hence the bacteria.For wet processing can take essential oil of pine, fir, or juniper based - 10 ml per 10 liters of water.
If you use any method of treatment is not possible, you can simply drop essential oil on a handkerchief and a few minutes to breathe through it.The scent of medicinal oils still will have its magical effect and help the body.