Breathe Easy (Cough Relief Diffuser Blend)

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Getting sick is troublesome. Especially a bad cough that takes away a good night sleep.  Before you take over the counter medications with numerous side effects, why not try this essential oil blend as a natural remedy instead?

Recipe

This is a master blend recipe: Meaning it is done in one batch. *Do not apply without diluting. See instructions below.*

Masterblend:

90 drops Eucalyptus Radiata essential oil
40 drops Eucalyptus Citriodora essential oil
28 drops Myrtle essential oil
28 drops Peppermint essential oil
28 drops Spruce essential oil
20 drops Ravintsara essential oil
20 drops Pine essential oil
6 drops Marjoram essential oil

Directions

Combine oils to an empty 15 ml essential oils bottle.

Topical

Dilute with a carrier oil in a 10ml roller bottle and apply to the chest.

.5% = 1 drop
1% = 2 drops
2% = 4 drops
3% = 6 drops
10% = 20 drops

Diffuser

You can also add to a diffuser. In a 100 ml water add 3-5 drops of this recipe

Not safe for kids and nursing/pregnant women.


Essential Oil Properties In This Recipe

Eucalyptus Essential Oil:

Aroma: Aromatic, camphoraceous, clear, fresh, penetrating, sharp, strong, woody and very distinctive smell | Radiata – Crisp, clean, and herbaceous true eucalyptus aroma is soft and sweet, with smooth camphor notes. Citriodora – Strong, fresh, sweet, and balsamic aroma presenting a top fragrance note. Globulus – Strong, fresh, clean, medicinal, and slightly woody.

Pairs Well With: Most oils, especially well with geranium, jasmine, clove and palmarosa.

Properties: Antidepressant, anti-infectious, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, astringent, bactericidal, cholagogue, cicatrisant, depurative, emenagogue, haemostatic, hepatic, laxative, nervine, stomachic, and a tonic for the heart, liver, stomach and uterus.

Myrtle Essential Oil:

Aroma: Fresh, sweet, camphoraceous similar to eucalyptus

Pairs Well With: Bay, bergamot, black pepper, clary sage, clove, ginger, hyssop, laurel, lavender, lime, and rosemary.

Properties: Antiseptic, astringent, deodorant, expectorant, and sedative.

Peppermint Essential Oil:

Aroma: Fresh, herbaceous, sharp and strong mint/menthol smell.

Pairs Well With: Basil, benzoin, black pepper, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, niaouli, pine, ravensara, rosemary, tea tree

Properties: Analgesic, anesthetic, antiseptic, antigalactagogue, antiphlogistic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cephalic, cholagogue, cordial, decongestant, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, hepatic, nervine, stimulant, stomachic, sudorific, vasoconstrictor and vermifuge.

Spruce Essential Oil:

Aroma: Medium-strength woody, earthy, and evergreen aroma with a top-middle fragrance note.

Pairs Well With: Cedarwood, cinnamon bark, cypress, eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, orange, pine, and sandalwood.

Properties: Anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, as well as the energetic & emotional support for calming & sedating.

Ravintsara Essential Oil:

Aroma: Strong penetrating, woody aroma fresh, clean and eucalyptus-like smell.

Pairs Well With: Cedarwood, cinnamon bark, eucalyptus, lavender, peppermint, rosemary and sandalwood.

Properties: Antibacterial, antiviral, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties for respiratory conditions and infection.

Pine Essential Oil:

Aroma: Strong and fresh forest smell.

Pairs Well With: Bergamot, cedarwood, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, niaouli, peppermint, ravensara, rosemary, sage, sandalwood, tea tree and thyme.

Properties: Antimicrobial, antineuralgic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, balsamic, cholagogue, deodorant, diuretic, expectorant, hypertensive, insecticidal, restorative, rubefacient, adrenal cortex stimulant as well as stimulant to the circulation and nervous system.

Marjoram Essential Oil:

Aroma: Bright, sweet, balsamic, warm, slightly spicy smell.

Pairs Well With: Basil, bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, chamomile, cypress, eucalyptus, eucalyptus lemon, fennel, juniper, lavender, lemon, orange, peppermint, pine, rosemary, tea tree and thyme

Properties: Analgesic, anti-spasmodic, anaphrodisiac, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, carminative, cephalic, cordial, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, fungicidal, hypotensive, laxative, nervine, sedative, stomachic, vasodilator and vulnerary.

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