Ingredients are lavender, peppermint, eucalyptus, frankincense, lemon, clove, juniper berry, cypress, bergamot, and tea tree essential oils.
Below, learn about WHY I chose these ingredients to create my special Lalaloo baby product line specific for colds and the flu.
1. Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Eucalyptus essential oil is well known for its antibacterial and antispasmodic properties, but did you know that it can help fight colds? The eucalyptus tree produces a type of oil called cineole. This compound has been found to have antiviral properties, so when applied topically or inhaled, it can help relieve upper respiratory congestion. A few drops of eucalyptus oil could provide some much-needed relief!
2. Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint is one of the most popular essential oils. It has a wonderful, fresh scent that can help you breathe easier and find relief from cold symptoms. Peppermint oil is commonly used for its benefits of feeling energized, uplifted, and refreshed – all things a baby (including adults!) could really use when sick.
3. Lemon Essential Oil
Lemon is a natural antibacterial that can help fight off bacteria that cause colds and flu. It is also a natural antiviral, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory oil. It can be diffused or applied topically to help relieve symptoms of sore throat, congestion, coughs, headaches, fever blisters – the list goes on! Many people enjoy the combination of lemon essential oil in their diffuser with tea tree oil for relief of these symptoms.
4. Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender oil is a beautiful and fragrant essential oil that has been used to help alleviate cold symptoms such as congestion and coughing. It’s great for anxiety, insomnia, and calming the nerves too.
5. Tea Tree Essential Oil
Tea tree essential oil is a powerful antibacterial and antifungal agent that can be used as a natural remedy for colds and coughs. It can help you feel less congested, reduce fever, alleviate sore throat pain, and loosen up chest congestion. It’s also great against bacterial infections such as acne, ringworm, and athlete’s foot.
6. Frankincense Essential Oil
Frankincense essential oil is an excellent choice for cold relief, as it is a natural decongestant and expectorant.
You can also combine frankincense with peppermint (another great essential oil for colds) in order to create an aromatic inhaler that will help clear sinuses while providing relief from congestion.
7. Clove Essential Oil
Clove oil is a powerful natural healer that can help fight off infection, pain, and inflammation. Offering relief from a sore throat or congestion.
8. Juniper Berry Essential Oil
Juniper essential oil can be used as a decongestant and to balance the body’s immune system.