Trouble breathing? Try these natural solutions for respiratory support

essential oils Jan 25, 2017

One of the most common complaints people experience is respiratory distress and immune system threats. That’s especially true this time of year. I feel like people are extra sick in Dallas because we’ve had such fluctuations in weather. One day it’s freezing, the next day it’s 75 degrees!

When you’re congested and battling seasonal or environmental threats, it’s uncomfortable, annoying, and often unproductive because you feel lethargic and not motivated to do anything.

Whether this is you or someone you know, I HIGHLY recommend using essential oils to support your immune and respiratory function.

Breathe is our phenomenal respiratory blend, and it’s so easy and effective to use. To experience feelings of clear breathing, apply a couple drops to your neck and chest area as needed. The combination of soothing, cooling essential oils will help open airways and promote clear breathing.

If you’re on the go, you can add few drops of Breathe or cardamom oil and a few drops of lavender oil to a travel pack of tissues and seal it in a ziplock bag.

This way, you can breathe into the bag and seal it up for later use to relieve any congestion. You can also pack a travel diffuser or breathe vapor stick for deeper support.

I also always recommend pulling out a diffuser which is a beautifully crafted device that mists essential oils into the room for everyone to enjoy.

Uses and Benefits

  • Helps minimize the effects of seasonal threats
  • Diffuse or inhale directly from palms, or rub on chest when environmental threats are high
  • Use when outdoors to minimize the effects of seasonal changes
  • Diffuse at bedtime to promote a restful night’s sleep
  • When loud noises are keeping you up at night, diffuse for a calming effect that promotes a restful night’s sleep

If you’re wondering what oils are in the Breathe blend, check out the list below.

Eucalyptus: With a light, airy scent, Eucalyptus essential oil has been known to promote feelings of clear breathing and relaxation.
 
Peppermint: A member of the mint family, Peppermint oil can help promote clear breathing and healthy respiratory function.*
 
Melaleuca: Among many benefits, Melaleuca oil can help protect against environmental and seasonal threats and support healthy immune system function.*
 
Lemon: Not only does Lemon essential oil possess a clean, fresh scent, but it is also known to support healthy respiratory function.*
 
Cardamom: A warm, spicy essential oil, Cardamom oil promotes clear breathing and respiratory health, making it an important part of the doTERRA Breathe blend.*

Here’s a really nice diffuser recipe if you want to get creative:

  • 5  drops of breathe essential oil
  • 1 drop of cardamom essential oil
  • 2 drops of spearmint essential oil
  • 1 drop of white fir or douglas fir essential oil

Want to know how you can get Breathe and other therapeutic-grade oils at discounted prices? Click here to learn more or contact me!

References:

https://doterra.com/US/en/

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