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Eucalyptus Oil November 8, 2010

Filed under: essesntial oil — keeralynn @ 2:21 pm
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 Eucalyptus Oil has a Great Many Uses.  But what I’m focusing on today is treating some of the symptoms of a cold. 

  •      Putting 15-20 drops into a bowl of steaming hot water and leaning over the bowl and covering your head with a towel and breathing deeply will help clear up those nasal passages.
  • so will sprinkling a few drops of oil onto a hankerchief and inhaling deeply
  • Mix equal parts eucalyptus oil and baby oil (sometimes I use olive oil) and rub in the upper chest to help alleviate chest congestion.
  • You can also use the same concoction and put a small smear of it under your nose to clear up a stuffy nose.
  • Got a sore throat? gargle with warm salt water mixed with one or two drops of eucalyptus to help ease the pain.

My family has tried these and they really work! I hope you will consider trying them for your family next time you have a cold. And if you do, let us know. We would love to hear from you!