Treating Flu With Essential Oils

Doc_In_the_Box_Essential Oil KitThe Doc In A Box: Essential 8 Oil Kit is a powerful weapon against invading viral pathogens invading our bodies. Rebecca At The Well has brought together eight powerful therapeutic grade essential oils proven to take on all viral and bacterial germs in treating flu with essential oils.

The kit includes: 5ml bottles of Tea Tree, Cinnamon Bark, Clove Bud, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint and Rosemary essential oils. Two empty 5ml mixing bottles and a 1 ounce plastic spray bottle to sprits pillows, curtains, etc.

This kit is a must have for any First Aid Kit because of the wide range of things they can treat. For example: Eucalyptus Essential Oil has for decades been known as excellent at fighting coughs, colds, flu and fever. It is also an antiseptic and anti-inflammatory.

Cinnamon essential oil is revered for its antiseptic properties and its pleasant spicy scent. It is best known for the treatment of stomach ailments (gas, diarrhea, upset).  This oil has the ability to combat viral and infectious diseases. Research has been unable to find a virus, bacteria, or fungus that can live in the presence of Cinnamon.

Got a toothache? Clove Bud Essential Oil is Therapeutic Grade and a great choice. It relieves dental pain, tooth aches, mouth ulcers, and sore gums. The odor of Clove helps to neutralize bad breath. It is used frequently added to tooth pastes and mouth washes.

Not only is it a good for dental pain Clove Bud can help relieve minor aches and pains. It is also antimicrobial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral, aphrodisiac and has stimulating properties. It has also been found to help with other health problems like indigestion, cough, asthma, headache, stress and blood impurities.

Eucalyptus Essential Oil is a native oil to Australia is a welcomed addition to every medicine cabinet for its ability to fight colds, flu and fever. It is also effective for skin ailments like burns, blisters, wounds, insect bites, lice and skin infections.

Herbalist regards Lavender Essential Oil as the most useful and versatile essential oil for therapeutic purposes. It is also good as an analgesic, antiseptic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiviral, bactericide, decongestant, deodorant, and as a diuretic. This thin, strong scented oil has a calming effect on the body and helps to reduce stress, anxiety and promotes sleep.

Lemon essential oil has been historically recognized as a cleanser. It is recognized as being antiseptic, and as having refreshing and cooling properties. Research has also shown lemon essential oil to enhance the ability to concentrate. It is also is highly prized for its high anti-bacterial properties. On skin and hair it can be used for its cleansing effect, as well as for treating cuts and boils.

Rosemary a popular herb for cooking has medicinal purposes in Therapeutic Essential Oil form. It has the ability to stimulate cell renewal, stimulate hair growth, boost mental activity, relieve respiratory problems and reduce pain.

Cinnamon essential oil is revered for its antiseptic properties and its pleasant spicy scent. It is best known for the treatment of stomach ailments (gas, diarrhea, upset). This oil has the ability to combat viral and infectious diseases. Research has been unable to find a virus, bacteria, or fungus that can live in the presence of Cinnamon.

Eucalyptus essential oil is fantastic on skin ailments (Burns, blisters, wounds, insect bites, lice, and skin infections), as well as to combat the effects of colds and the flu. There is also a history of Eucalyptus essential oil being applied to sore muscles and joints. It is also effective for skin ailments like burns, blisters, wounds, insect bites, lice and skin infections.

Like Clove Essential Oil, Eucalyptus helps with dental problems. It is effective against cavities, plaque, gingivitis and other dental related infections due to its germicidal properties. It is an ingredient in mouthwashes and toothpastes. A few other things Eucalyptus has been found to help with is diabetes. It is used as a room freshener, in soaps, detergents and household cleaners. It also in many over the counter cold medicines.

Lemon has been historically recognized as a cleanser. It is recognized as being antiseptic, and as having refreshing and cooling properties. Research has also shown lemon essential oil to enhance the ability to concentrate. Lemon is highly prized for its high anti-bacterial properties. On skin and hair it can be used for its cleansing effect, as well as for treating cuts and boils. These benefits of lemon oil include its ability to treat stress disorders, fever, infections, asthma, over weight, insomnia, skin disorders, hair disorders, stomach problems and tiredness. It has also been effective against infectious diseases like, typhoid and malaria.

Rosemary a popular herb for cooking has medicinal purposes in therapeutic Essential Oil form. It has the ability to stimulate cell renewal, stimulate hair growth, boost mental activity, relieve respiratory problems and reduce pain. For hair care, Rosemary is used extensively when used regularly stimulates the follicles promoting longer, stronger hair. This oil is believed to slows down hair loss and graying. It can be blended with basil and tea tree oil to help with scalp problems. It is also helpful with skin problems and is used in many beauty aids. It improves dry or mature skin, lines and wrinkles, and heals burns and wounds. It can also clear acne, blemishes or dull dry skin by fighting bacteria and regulating oil secretions. It improves circulation and can reduce the appearance of broken capillaries and varicose veins. Like Eucalyptus and Clove Bud it is a disinfectant and is used in mouth wash, helping to alleviate bad breath. This oil has been found to be an effective pain fighter and helps with arthritis, sore muscles, headaches, muscle aches and rheumatism. It is best applied directly to the area of soreness.

The effects of Rosemary are unparalleled when it comes to respiratory problems. When it is inhaled it gives relief to throat congestion, allergies, colds, sore throat and flu. It is also good for respiratory infections and it is also antispasmodic and is good for bronchial asthma. A few other uses include, as an air freshener, beauty aids, and perfumes. It is also good for relieving stomach ailments, like indigestion and stomach cramps. It has also been found to be effective against some cancers.

Tea Tree essential oil is a very popular oil. It is best known for being a powerful immune stimulant and its ability to fight bacteria, fungi, and viruses. Tea Tree oil can help with colds, measles, sinusitis and viral infections. It is excellent for skin, hair, acne, oily skin, head lice and dandruff.

Its history shows that the Aborigines of the outback of Australia used it for healing. Tea Tree was used extensively used during World War II. Every soldier and sailor during was issued Tea Tree oil because it was effective against tropical infections and infected wounds. Research has shown, when used before surgery it strengthens the body and reduces the effects of post operative shock. Tea Tree Oil has seen a surge of use commercially as can be seen by the plethora of products now using this essential oil.