Benefits of Aromatherapy for Cold and Flu Treatment
Cold and Flu
These are the most common contagious viral diseases, this is considered as a cause of low immune system. Recovering of immune system helps fight these diseases and can be recovered with proper rest, sleeping, Vitamin C intake, having plenty of water and avoiding sugar.
Common cold that also accompanies flu is nothing but a sensitive viral infection of the upper respiratory tract. Symptoms are runny nose, depression, vomiting, fever, cough, irritation in nose, and sore throat. Some other cold or flu symptoms can also form if the condition worsens, like sour throat which actually require some antibiotics and proper medical treatment.
Simply the causes for Cold and Flu are viral infections that can be spread through the air
(person sneezing) or by other unhygienic things. However, some very common home remedies can easily fix this infection like for example paste of Garlic, honey and black pepper. Apart from this Licorice, Goldenseal, Echinacea roots make our immune system strong and fight viruses easily.
Aromatherapy for Cold and Flu Treatment
Aromatherapy has also proven to fight infections, boost immune system and eradicate toxins from the body. As we know essential oils are the core part of this therapy, so now we will how these oils (Lemon, Bergamot, Ginger, Eucalyptus, Pine, Orange, Basil, and Tea Tree) can be used to battle infection.
Massaging the throat, back and chest with a mixture essential oil and carrier oil is very relieving. Other way out could be Inhalation (with some warm water in a bowl and few drops of essential oil and inhale) and a vaporizer blend can be very effective to clear your throat, congestions and also make you stress free. Bathing is a good option to, but a warm water mix with few drops of essential oil can make wonder.
Consulting a physician if the condition worsens is not a bad idea too.
Benefits of Aromatherapy – Hay Fever Treatment
Hey fever is generally a result of an allergy, which occur by inhaling dust, more often of grass pollen. It is a resistant disorder which depends on the kind of characteristics the allergic response carries, the attack can go on for 15-20 minutes and reappear numerous times a day throughout your hay fever term and are generally not dangerous.
Hay fever can be known by looking at the symptoms such as sneezing, seasonal attacks, painful, scratchy throat or nose, cough, itchy and wet eyes, nasal discharge, head congestion, sinus discharge, nasal congestion runny and stuffy nose.
People who suffer from hay fever have invulnerable organism which encourage safe allergens as damaging and unsafe as a result the body wants to itself do away with this supposedly bad stuff, so it floods the whole blood stream with a chemical named “histamine” responsible for all the symptoms. It is still a unknown fact that why some people impervious systems have a propensity to react excessively to pollen and some other substances and it is likely possible that there is a heritable cause.
Aromatherapy for Hay Fever
Aromatherapy being one of the best cures for diseases or allergies however as any other product, essential oils themselves may be able to source certain allergic reactions for some people. In that case inhaling Peppermint, Eucalyptus or Hyssop might help in relieving irritation.
Oils that can be used are Lavender, Juniper and Lemon, by simply combining them with carrier oils and massaging the sinus area would work or adding few drops and inhaling, using a handkerchief will do.