Essential oils for the winter and cold can help keep you feeling warm and comfortable all season long!
With the cold weather here, you may find yourself sniffling and sneezing more than normal. Essential oils can provide relief from your cold symptoms, as well as a nice warming sensation to keep you feeling cozy on chilly days and nights! Here are five essential oils that will help you through the winter season!
The benefits of using essential oils
-Young Living essential oils are safe to use on children. -Many Young Living essential oils are anti-microbial and will kill germs that cause things like: sinus infections, strep throat, acne, etc. -Some of Young Living’s products may also be used to relieve pain or discomfort. -Young Living essential oil products are free of harmful chemicals such as: parabens, phthalates, artificial coloring agents, sulfates or petrochemicals.
How to use essential oils
There are many ways to use essential oils to stay cozy during the winter months. For example, using peppermint oil in a diffuser will fill your home with a cool, refreshing scent that will make it feel like Christmas all year round. Another way is to add some eucalyptus oil to your bath; this will soothe your senses and relieve sore muscles. You could also try rubbing some on yourself or on your kids before bedtime; this is great for a soothing night’s sleep.
What essential oils are good for the winter and cold?
Essential oils are a great way to stay healthy and happy during the winter. Some of my favorite essential oils for this time of year are peppermint, eucalyptus, lavender, frankincense, and tea tree. Peppermint is a good one to use because it has a nice scent that helps with nausea. It also helps me feel energized in the morning when I’m not feeling so hot.
How to make a DIY essential oil diffuser
All it takes is a few ingredients to make your own DIY essential oil diffusing device. With just two bottles, a funnel, and some string, you can create a custom essential oil diffuser that will fill your home with delightful scents.
Recipes for essential oil diffusers
Combine a carrier oil, such as almond or jojoba, with essential oils like frankincense, lavender, or eucalyptus to create a soothing aromatherapy experience.
One of my favorite combinations is 1/2 cup of carrier oil with 15-20 drops each of peppermint and eucalyptus essential oil.