Eucalyptus

How to Stay Healthy During Holiday Travel

…flu after spending time on commercial jetliners. Here’s how I prevent colds and flu when I travel: * Eucalyptus oil. When it comes to fighting airborne pathogens, I’m a huge fan of the eucalyptus oil product from V-Vax. Every 30 to 60 minutes on longer flights, I mist a couple of squirts into a tissue…

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Got the Flu? Here's What to Do.

…Second, start on a supplement program designed to lessen the symptoms and shorten the duration of the illness. This includes elderberry extract, eucalyptus oil, vitamins C and D, and AHCC. Finally, get plenty of sleep (which is not that hard when you’re sick!) and drink plenty of fluids. It may not…

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How to Build an Emergency Preparedness Kit

…For respiratory threats (including the flu), I suggest keeping a small supply of fiber surgical masks around. Dousing them with several drops of eucalyptus oil goes a long way in both preventing and treating respiratory infections. Type N95 masks run anywhere from $1 to $2 each and offer improved filtering…

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Treat Poison Ivy with This Oil Blend

…effects. White Flower Oil is a Chinese product that originated in Singapore and Penang, Malaysia in the 1920s. It is a blend of the natural oils of eucalyptus, peppermint, lavender, wintergreen, and camphor. While claims have been made that it is good for everything from headaches and flu to motion sickness…

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Treat Head Lice Naturally

…, which require 3 to 14 days to fully mature. Another option is to use a combination of essential oils. Once study tested a mixture of juniper, eucalyptus, lavender, geranium, lemon and rosemary oils on 20 children with head lice who had been unresponsive to pharmaceutical treatment. (Each of these…

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