- Mix with a carrier to create cold rubs/balms and apply to the chest or limbs in case of body aches.
- After mixing with a carrier, swipe behind 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 them together, a little, to warm. Cup your hand over your nose and mouth and inhale, deeply. Add 1 drop each of lavender and frankincense to this for a migraine or severe inflammation.
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.
Note: This blend would also serve well as a mental stimulant.
General Safety Information
Do not take essential oils internally nor apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Read, Birkat Natural’s, Guide to Diluting Essential Oils, for general dilution information. If you are currently experiencing pregnancy, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, have any other medical problem, or are otherwise under the care of a physician, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and be sure to first read the recommended dilution ratios for children. Consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications. Carefully read Birkat Natural’s Essential Oil Safety Information page, before using any essential oil. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.
The FDA has not evaluated the statements on this website. No claims are made by Birkat Adonai Farm, LLC as to the medicinal value of any products from Birkat Adonai Farm, LLC. The information presented here is for educating our customers about the traditional uses of essential oils and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. You are responsible for understanding the safe application of these products. If you have any questions, please call or email us for further information.