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Relieve colds with the power of nature
Temperatures are falling. Nose, cough, sore throat, sinusitis - colds return every year with the cold season. There are some home remedies that cannot be announced but provide relief, increase well-being and just do good.
A hot bath with essential oils is one of the classic home remedies. It has soothing effects on the throat, cough and sore throat. Warmth relaxes your muscles and stimulates blood circulation. Irritated mucous membranes are well moistened by water vapor and can now swell more easily. You should not swim for more than 20 minutes, so as not to overload your already weakened circulation.
Hot Bath Recipes:
One recipe for bath oil is this:
Ingredients for 100 ml base oil: In 100 ml jojoba oil, pour 5 drops. Essential Lemon, 10 drops of orange,
10 drops of palmarosa. Mix jojoba oil, lemon and orange in a bottle and keep it closed. When you want to use it, mix in the oil you have made with a little cream or honey and then pour it into the tub full of water. The water temperature should be around 38 o C.
Ingredients for a Bath: In 2 tablespoons jojoba oil, 1 drop lemon oil, 4 drops orange, 2 drops palmarosa in a teaspoon or day cream.
Ingredients: 100 ml jojoba oil, 5 drops thyme, 10 drops eucalyptus (or cajeput), 5 drops pine, 5 drops ginger. Mix and put in a closed bottle. Mix the bath oil with a cream or honey before bathing and then pour it into the tub full of water. The water temperature should be around 38 o C.
Ingredients: 100 ml almond oil, 8 drops of lavender oil, 5 drops of rose, 5 drops of lemon. Stir the ingredients and pour the mixture into a sealed bottle.
Mix the bath oil with a cream or honey before bathing and then pour it into the tub full of water. The water temperature should be around 38 o C.
Essential oil or oil should keep the oils cool, dry and in a dark place.
The recipes are not for babies and toddlers.
Foot baths for colds
In the first signs, a warm or rising foot bath can help. Why; Because a cold usually starts with cold feet. Or when the time comes, you can relieve the symptoms.
How to make a foot bath with essentials.
Fill water in the bathtub, or in a bucket (about 35 ° C) until you cover your feet. Then carefully add warm water until the temperature reaches 39-40 degrees.
Throw in the recipe you make but if you like, add extra dried herbs, lemon slices, which have a supporting effect. You always make the recipe by mixing the oils with an emulsifier of your choice, oil, sea salt or honey. Soak the foot bath for about 10 to 15 minutes. Finally, dry your feet well. Put on warm wool socks and rest.
- 10 ml of olive oil
- 2 drops of essential lavender - 2 drops of cajeput
- 1 teaspoon of honey
- a cup of sea salt
- 2 drops of cajeput - 2 drops of pine - 1 drop of ginger
- 1 box. honey
- 2 drops of fir - 2 drops of rosemary - 2 drops of thyme oil
- 1 teaspoon of honey
Honey not only smells good, it binds moisture and has an antibacterial effect!
(recipes are for one time)
Balsam for the cold
Balsam for adults
With our recipe for a cold balm from STYX, you can produce a natural remedy for colds.
Ingredients about 100 g of balm:
20 g of beeswax
80 ml macadamia oil (walnut)
30 drops of essential cajeput
10 drops of essential lavender
20 drops of essential mint
20 drops of essential pine
12 drops of essential thyme
Melt the wax and oil in a water bath (ben mar) and stir the ether during the cooling phase.
Balm for children (from about 2 years old)
It is especially compelling for parents if their children are suffering from the flu or simply having the flu. Our advice is a baby balm for kids.
Ingredients for 50 grams of balm:
40 ml macadamia oil (walnut)
10 g of beeswax
8 drops eth. Sandalwood
8 drops eth. Thyme
25 drops of mint or pine
12 drops of cajeput
Melt the oil and candle in a water bath and mix the essential oils while cooling.
Before going to bed, apply the balm to the chest and back, put a cotton cloth on it, and then put on your child's pajamas.
Enjoy mixing and applying!
A sore throat, difficulty swallowing? Not a good sign!
Put 1 drop of sage oil and 1 drop of teaspoon oil in a glass of warm water and gargle for a few minutes!