Aromatherapy Recipes
using Essential oils for
Colds, Flu, Bronchitis and Congestion

INHALATION for Chest Colds and coughs

Cinnamon - 6 drops
Rosemary - 6 drops
Pine - 6 drops
Thyme - 3 drops

Blend these oils together then use 4-5 drops in 18 oz of hot water. Use a towel to make a tent, Inhale.


Use Eucalyptus (several drops) in a pan of water on low heat or put in a vaporiser or diffuser.
This will disperse into the room and help break up mucous and reduce coughing.

Allergy Season

To help open up sinuses and congestion
4 drops Eucalyptus
4 drops Chamomile
3 drops Anise
3 drops Lemon
1 drop Petitgrain 
5 ml of carrier oil
Blend these oils together then -
While drawing a bath use 15-20 drops of blend in the running water and enjoy!
(This makes enough for about 3-4 baths)
You can also omit the carrier oil and add 5 drops to the bath water - Will make enough for 3 baths. 


2 cups boiling water
Eucalyptus - 12 drops
Cedarwood - 6 drops
Rosemary - 3 drops
Peppermint 6 drops

Pour blend into bottle, shake well and then add 5 drops to the boiling water (place in a stainless steel bowl), lean over bowl and place towel over head to inhale the oils. Caution - remember sometimes less in oils is better than more


30 Drops Eucalyptus
15 drops Lavender
12 drops Pine
6 drops Marjoram
3 drops Thyme

Mix all oils in an amber glass bottle. Then place 6 drops in a bowl of hot water and breath in the steam for 5 to 10 minutes.


Orange, - 20 drops
Eucalyptus - 10 drops
Juniper berry 10 drops
Pine Needle - 10 drops
Basil - 6 drops
Rosewood - 6 drops
Ginger - 4 drops

Blend all together and us in a diffuser or a few drops in a bath !!

(Aromatherapy for Vibrant Health and Beauty by Roberta Wilson)


Lavender - 5 ml
Eucalyptus s - 5 ml
Ravensara - 3 ml
Bay laurel - 2 ml

Blend in an 30 ml amber bottle. This blend should be diffused throughout the cold and flu season.


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