As the days shorten and the chill sets in, you need more than a winter coat to keep you healthy and warm. Aromatherapy is a great way to protect your body and home from the germs that creep in and expose you and your family to illness. With a selection of naturally antibacterial pure essential oils; it’s easy to stay happy and healthy this winter.
For a naturally helping hand, try these tips from Oil Garden Aromatherapy:
Top 5 Oils For Winter
1. Breathe Easier
Aromatherapy on the Go
Aromatic tissues are a convenient way to minimise cold and flu symptoms on the go.
Place 3 drops of Oil Garden Breather Easier, $14.99, onto a tissue, fold and inhale deeply to clear those sinuses.
Spritz Those Surfaces
A do-it-yourself natural antibacterial spray is ideal for use around the home or office and is a great way to eliminate germs, naturally.
Add 25 drops of Oil Garden Breathe Easier to a spritz bottle with 100mls of distilled or pre boiled water. Shake well to combine and spray onto regularly used surfaces like keyboards, telephones and benches.
Keep it Clean
To give your floors a natural, antibacterial clean, add 5 drops of both Lemon and Eucalyptus pure essential oils to water and combine in your mop bucket. Enjoy freshly scented and hygienic floors.
Inhalation is one of the fastest ways for pure essential oils to enter the body, and is an effective way to relieve sinus congestion in the winter months.
Add 3-5 drops in total of Eucalyptus, Peppermint and Thyme to a glass or stainless steel bowl containing 1 litre of steaming water. Cover head with towel and inhale the vapours to help alleviate nasal congestion.
Oil Garden Chest Rub, $15.99, is also a powerful natural remedy for the cold and flu season. Containing pure essential oils of Eucalyptus, Corn Mint and Cajeput blended into a convenient ready to go cream base. To help reduce the severity and duration of COLD and FLU symptoms. May assist in the management of SINUSITIS. Apply as required to chest, back and soles of feet. Not to be used in children under two
Top tip: Never apply oils neat on the skin, always dilute them. Keep bottles out of reach of children.