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A Eucalyptus Inhaler Recipe for Allergies that Works for Short-Term AND Long-Term Relief!
Back when I used to suffer from allergies, I met my friend Eucalyptus essential oil . . . and it was a life-changing friendship!
Eucalyptus showed me that allergies aren’t inevitable. It taught me to make body oils, diffuser blends, natural cleaners, and more to soothe my symptoms. It also taught me a Eucalyptus inhaler recipe for allergies, which I’d like to share with you today.
Eucalyptus even explained to me how it worked . . .
Here’s how to do a Eucalyptus steam safely, so you get all the benefits of the essential oil without having to be concerned. Eucalyptus is one of the most effective essential oils for issues like colds and coughs. It’s a strong natural immunity booster. (I’ll explain why it works so well after I share how to do a Eucalyptus steam.) Steam itself has such therapeutic effects, too—it surrounds us, cradling us in nourishing warmth, helping us relax and release tension. Adding a little essential oil to the steam deepens its benefits. But you don’t have to get in the shower or have a steamy sauna. You can do a “mini-steam” right in your kitchen! First, fill a bowl with warm, steamy water. Be careful not to burn yourself. […]
When we use essential oils to support allergy relief and respiratory health, what exactly are we looking for? We want essential oils that calm congestion, ease inflammation, reduce infection, and boost the body’s immunity so that we’re better equipped to deal with allergens and germs. It helps if they can reduce pain, too. (I used to suffer from allergies and I remember some painful headaches!) There are a lot of essential oils that offer this kind of support. The ones I’ve found the most helpful contain high percentages of the components 1,8 cineole and terpinen-4-ol. […]
Recently I was in an aromatherapy class, and each person in the room talked about their favorite essential oils. More than half the group mentioned Frankincense essential oil! It's not surprising--there are so many amazing Frankincense essential oil uses. […]