Essential Oils included in this blend are:
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) – Eucalyptus essential oil is effective for treating a number of respiratory problems including cold, cough, runny nose, sore throat, asthma, nasal congestion, bronchitis and sinusitis. Eucalyptus oil is antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and decongestant in nature, which makes it a good ingredient in many medicines that treat respiratory problems. Gargling with eucalyptus oil mixed with warm water are consistently effective in treating sore throats. eucalyptus oil mixed with warm water are consistently effective in treating sore throats. It can also be effective in the treatment of stress and mental disorders.
Lemon (Citrus limonum) – Lemon essential oil boosts your immune system and stimulates white blood cells which in turn will allow your body to fight off diseases. Inhaling the aroma of lemons can clear the nasal passages and sinuses.
Peppermint (Mentha piperata) – Peppermint oil helps to clear the respiratory tract and is also an effective expectorant providing instantaneous, though temporary, relief for numerous respiratory problems including nasal congestion, sinusitis, asthma, bronchitis, cold and cough. Peppermint is highly respected for its use in relieving respiratory issues. It is cooling in nature and in such it is used to help reduce fevers. Peppermint oil is also known to have powerful antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal effects. Peppermint is an oil described as ‘cephalic’ which means that it stimulates the brain and aids clear thinking.
Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) – This wonderful oil has the ability to boost mental activity, relieve respiratory problems and reduce pain. The scent of the oil has been shown to give relief from throat congestion, and it is also used in the treatment of respiratory allergies, colds, sore throats and the flu. Since rosemary oil also has antiseptic qualities, it is also effective for respiratory infections. The oil is antispasmodic and is therefore used in some treatment programs for bronchial asthma. It increases concentration.
Tea Tree (Melaleuca Alternifolia) – Tea Tree is a powerful antibacterial and is a highly effective antimicrobial substance. It also helps cure viral infections like the common cold, influenza, mumps, measles, and chicken pox. It provides relief from cough, cold, bronchitis and congestion. It boosts immunity and acts as a shield against many different types of infections. Tea tree essential oil can provide relief from muscular pain, aches, and sprains because its strong chemical properties can work as an anti-inflammatory and also encourage blood flow to a specific area.
Common applications for Nsama (Breath) :
Mix with a carrier to create cold rubs/balms and apply to the chest, they can quickly remove nasal and respiratory congestion.
Swipe the inside of the ear and down the jaw line to unclog ears.
Steam inhalation works wonders to clear sinus congestion.
Place a few drops in the palm of hand and rub it a little. Cup your hand over your nose and mouth and inhale, deeply. Add 1 drop of lavender to this for a migraine or severe inflammation.
Note: This blend would also serve well as a mental stimulant.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.
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