cold and flu

A Cold and Flu Blend for Daytime and Nighttime

by Andrea Butje on January 16, 2017

Essential oils are amazing when it comes to supporting immunity against colds and flu. Winter is prime time for viruses in many parts of the world. Fortunately, essential oils offer us powerful ways to stay healthy. There are many essential oils that can combat microbes and support health at the same time, but you don’t […]

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A Recipe to Use Essential Oils for Cold Sores

by Andrea Butje on March 28, 2016

You can use essential oils for cold sore relief! Do you get cold sores, or know someone who does? They are no fun! Even if you’ve gotten cold sores all your life, they can make you feel very self-conscious when you have to be at work or out and about in public. 

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A Sleep Remedy for the Final Stages of a Cold

by Andrea Butje on March 21, 2016

There’s such a sense of relief when you’re getting over a cold. The worst of the sneezes and sniffles are over, and your sinuses aren’t as stuffed up as they were a few days ago. You have more energy, and maybe even want to go for a walk. But when you lie down to sleep, […]

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Natural Sore Throat Remedy: Make a Throat Cream

by Andrea Butje on November 9, 2015

I have a great natural sore throat remedy you won’t hear about every day! What do you do when you have a sore throat? Many people like hot tea with lemon and honey. You can also gargle with salt water, and make gargles with essential oils (try 1 drop of Tea Tree—Melaleuca alternifolia—in a small […]

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Aromatherapy Diffuser Blend for Colds and Flu

by Andrea Butje on December 29, 2014

I have a great Aromatherapy diffuser blend for colds and flu! I love this diffuser blend (this one is for adults). It’s got rich coniferous notes and when you breathe in, you can just feel the camphoraceous Ravintsara and bright Lemon opening up your sinuses. You can drop these essential oils right into an electric […]

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How to Get to Sleep When You Have a Cold

by Andrea Butje on November 17, 2014

A bedtime linen spray to help you sleep when you have a cold or the flu. What are the main things the doctor tells you to do when you have a cold or the flu? Drink plenty of fluids, and get plenty of rest. Drinking fluids is usually no problem, but getting plenty of rest […]

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