Discover how to support your immune system naturally.

3 essential oils to support everyday immune health.

Our wellness depends on our immune system which protects our body from infections. Once any threatening micro-organisms enters the body, a chain of events is set in motion, involving various specified cells in the blood, lymphatic system, spleen, thymus, and tissue fluids.

This is known as the immune response. As you can see our body and immune system are complex and inter-connected.

Essential oils can support and strengthen the immune response in two ways:

  1. by directly opposing the threatening micro-organisms or
  2. by increasing the activity of the organs and cells that fight them.

The use of the essential oils assist the body very effectively in resisting and combating infection. Virtually every essential oil therapeutic grade is active against one or more bacteria, almost all of them stimulate production of white blood cells.

Therefore, people who use essential oils daily for bathing, skincare, and household, mostly have a high level of resistance to illness, getting fewer colds than average and recovering quickly if they do.

How essential oils support immune system.

  • Plants produce naturally occurring chemical compounds such as polyphenols.
  • Essential oil distillation concentrates these compounds, making them powerful enough for therapeutic use.

A good night sleep and staying calm can be very supportive for the immune system. This is where essential oils can be very useful.

Three essential oils can help with

  1. Restful sleep
  2. Calming anxiety
  3. Soothing symptoms

These essential oils support our immune system:

Let’s talk about their properties.

Mandarin oil

  • Reduces anxiety
  • Antibacterial and antiviral
  • Calms the nervous system
  • Settles digestion
  • Calms cramps and spasms
  • Reduces swelling
  • Supports the immune system.

Lavender oil

  • Balancing
  • Soothes pain
  • Reduces inflammation and swelling
  • Emotionally healing
  • Supports restful sleep
  • Calms the mind
  • Skin healing
  • Anti-viral and anti-bacterial
  • Supports the immune system

Frankincense oil

  • Quiets the mind
  • Reduces swelling and pain
  • Relieves tension
  • Supports immune system
  • Skin nourishing
  • Restores vitality
  • Opens breathing.

As you can see all three oils are immune supportive, calming, soothing, healing and antimicrobial.

What you can do for getting a natural immune support?

Use the three essential oils in

Diffusers                                           Bath salts

Linen sprays                                     Topical application

Inhalers and steams                      Deodorants and lip balms

Green cleaning                                Hand cleanser

Here are a few recipes for you to use at home to support your immune system.

Your diffuser blend to support Immune system.
  • 2 drops Lavender, Lavandula angustifolia, essential oil
  • 2 drops Mandarin, Citrus reticulata, essential oil
  • 2 drops Frankincense, Boswellia carterii, essential oil
Your diffuser blend to improve your sleep.
  • 4 drops Frankincense oil
  • 4 drops Lavender oil
  • 2 drops Mandarin oil
Inhaler to calm anxiety
  • 6 drops Mandarin oil
  • 6 drops Frankincense oil
  • 6 drops Lavender oil

For children use half of the amount.

Recovery massage oil
  • 10 drops Mandarin oil
  • 6 drops Lavender oil
  • 6 drops Frankincense oil
  • 60ml carrier oil

Use 2-3 times throughout the day.

These simple recipes can help you, your family and friends stay well. Let all know how to support your immune system naturally.

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