Springtime when the trees begin to flower and the pollen counts in the air begin to rise. When eyes begin to water and breathing gets wheezy. Are there days when you wish you had a tissue box permanently attached because your nose won’t stop dripping and your eyes won’t stop watering?
You’re in luck because I’ve got some oils for that.
Outdoor spring time irritants affect a lot the population, for some, a solution is to just stay indoors on the bad days, but after a cold and dark winter why would you want to stay indoors?
This is a list of the five oils and products that we rely on for spring irritants in our house:
Peppermint: Diffuse 5 drops of Peppermint or take 1-2 drops internally in your tea or smoothie once a day.
Basil: Take one drop of basil oil internally by adding it to your soup, salad dressing or any other kind of dish. To support the respiratory system, dilute 2-3 drops with equal parts of your carrier oil of choice and apply topically to the chest and back of neck.
Eucalyptus: Diffuse 5 drops of Eucalyptus oil in your diffuser. Or add 1-2 drops to a bowl of boiling water and place a towel over your head and inhale for 5-10 minutes.
Lemon: Lemon oil is cleansing to the body’s systems and frequently used for respiratory discomfort. Take internally by adding 1-2 drops to your daily glass of water or tea.
Triease softgels: Designed to lend support during times of seasonal discomfort, TriEase Softgels bring together the powerful properties of essential oils to promote well-being when seasonal or environmental threats are high. TriEase combines three of the most potent essential oils for support of healthy respiratory function and protection against seasonal threats.* Equal parts Lemon, Lavender, and Peppermint essential oils in an easy to use softgel, TriEase provides defense against environmental elements from spring through fall. To read the entire doTERRA article about Triease click HERE.
Besides the irritants, there is something about Spring that really speaks to me. I feel a new energy, experience a refreshed mind and have an overall zest for life! So before Springtime runs out, click over take a look at how to make the most of it.