Posted on September 23, 2018 by Chad Pegura | 35 comments
If you follow a healthy lifestyle complete with the correct food and drink choices, you maintain a good level of activity, and make sure you get enough sleep; you may still find when it comes to getting sick, your immune system just isn’t as strong as you would like it to be.
The good news is several different essential oils can help you strengthen your immune system so you can remain healthy and active throughout the year.
Essential oils can unlock incredible healing powers that are beneficial to both your mind and body. When the winter months begin to roll in, we find that we are scrambling for ways and different techniques to stay clear of those contagious viruses that may be floating around.
Essential oils may be just what you have been looking for, and they offer a safer and more natural way to combat several ailments including fighting back viruses and strengthening your immune system.
Lemon essential oil has detoxifying effects on the body, and when you use it each day, you can help cleanse and clear your body and rid it of any harmful and toxic buildup that may be present.
Add a few drops to a glass of water in the morning for an invigorating and healthy pick me up.
This essential oil is made with a blend of cloves, cinnamon, lemon, eucalyptus, and rosemary oils and is great to use to prevent the onset of a cold by using it preemptively.
Try adding a few drops to your nebulizing diffuser or you can even use it as a household cleanser and can take advantage of its antibacterial properties as well.
This essential oil is often considered natures antibiotic and is very useful at strengthening the immune system and even fighting off stomach illnesses and flu.
You can put a few drops of the oil into a carrier oil such as virgin coconut oil and rub it onto your feet to help fight off an impending cold or flu.
Frankincense is an immune booster and can even help your body produce more white blood cells to strengthen the immune system. It is also an anti-inflammatory that can help with other issues relating to stomach health.
Eucalyptus essential oil can help support upper respiratory health and help combat congestion. It is great when used in a hot shower or through other steaming methods as it is found to have anti-bacterial properties that help combat infection.
Before running to the drug store for over the counter medications that may be filled with ingredients you are unsure of and can’t pronounce, you should consider trying essential oils from a natural source to help strengthen your immune system and get through cold and flu season.