Aromatherapy uses the body’s sense of smell in order to cure many ailments. Respiratory problems are one such ailments which are effectively cured using the essential oils of aromatherapy. Different methods are used to cure different disorders like inhalation, diffusion, massage, direct application and bath. However, in order to heal many of the respiratory tract diseases and disorders, inhalation is the best practice in this therapy.
Different blends of essential oils and carrier oils are used in the treatment of respiratory infections. For now, let us discuss about three important and most popularly used essential oils for healing respiratory ailments, which include common cold and cough to complicated nasal blocks.
Eucalyptus Oil: This oil has many medicinal properties like anti-inflammatory, decongestant, deodorant, antiseptic, anti bacterial, and much more. Eucalyptus oil has a strong smell, with which stimulates the entire respiratory system. It helps in treating many ailments like cold, cough, running nose, sore throat, asthma, nasal congestion, bronchitis and sinusitis. Its anti-fungal, anti-microbial, and anti-viral, qualities made it an essential ingredient for treating many respiratory problems.
Breathe-free Oil: Breath free is an essential oil which is made by blending a couple of aromatherapy oils like geranium, niaouli, peppermint, eucalyptus and rosemary. This oil is an effective option to treat sinusitis and other respiratory blocks. It mainly clears the nasal passages by clearing the mucus and allows the person to breath comfortably and also relives from chest congestion. It also fights respiratory infections and relaxes bronchial spasms.
Tei-Fu Oil: Tei-Fu is an Chinese essential oil which is a blend of safflower oil, menthol, wintergreen oil, camphor and other lavender essential oils. It stimulates the entire respiratory system and relieves from pains like headache. It also helps in clearing nasal cavity and sinuses.
These are the three oils which are useful for giving relief from most of the respiratory disorders.