Would you try anything just to breathe again?
A stuffy nose interferes with your child’s (or your own) breathing. With less oxygen, your voice can sound different, and your ability to eat and drink can be affected. Aside from all that, stuffy noses are uncomfortable and irritating.
Essential oils are magnificent healers that come directly from Mother Earth. They are easy to use and incorporate into your everyday life, and they provide a safe and natural means of healing the body as a whole, as well as isolated symptoms.
To relieve a stuffy nose and avoid using pharmaceutical nose sprays or decongestants,
As stuffy noses happen frequently in our home with so many children, we have often have a blend readily available.
Use a few drops of suggested oil(s) in a warm bath, place a few drops on the palm and inhale, place a drop on a q-tip and gently swipe along the opening of the nostril, or diffuse for added benefits.
You can also add essential oils to a carrier oil, such as Fractionated Coconut Oil, and rub the mixture onto your chest, or sparingly beneath your nose to provide more constant relief.
To guard against Cold and Flu season at home and at work, be sure to use cleaner concentrate.
I also use the following blend on hard surfaces:
Make sure that you keep hydrated when suffering from cold and flu symptoms. These remedies are not intended to treat, cure, or diagnose any disease or illness, and are intended for information purposes only.