Aromatherapy Cough Treatment

Aromatherapy Cough TreatmentHave a cough? Aromatherapy may help! Here are a couple of aromatherapy cough treatment recipes to help you breathe freely through out this year’s  cold and flu season!

Steam Inhalation Aromatherapy Cough Treatment

You can make a homemade aromatherapy steam inhalation by adding three to five drops of peppermint oil to a pan of boiling water. Drape a towel over your head and inhale the steam for five to ten minutes. Peppermint oil is high in free menthol and will soothe irritated mucous membranes and help to fight bacterial and viral infections.

Check and Neck Rub Aromatherapy Cough Treatment

Mix togethert ten drops each of rosemary, eucalyptus, thyme and camphored oil. Rub ten drops on chest and neck two to three times daily. Stop if you experience skin irritation. For a bedtime treatment, add 10 drops of lavender oil.

Source: Natural Healing Wisdom by Amy Rost

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Becki Baumgartner is a certified member of the Academy of Integrated Health & Medicine. Becki graduated from Clayton College in 2011 with a BS in Natural Health, Minor in Herbology, obtained her Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Master Certification in 2012, and her Tennessee Naturalist Certification in 2013. She is currently enrolled in the Master Herbalist Program at the Academy of Natural Health Sciences. She has been a Lead Investigator for Volunteer State Paranormal Research since 2010 and in 2012 joined Natchez Trace Veterinary Services, an Alternative Medicine Veterinary Clinic, as Practice Manager and Herbalist. She is also a volunteer naturalist for Metro Parks and the Nashville Medical Reserve Corps, facilitates a weekly Reiki Share at Center of Symmetry in Nashville, and facilitates Reiki, Herbology and Alternative Health classes and workshops in the Nashville Area. Chat with Becki on Google+ | LinkedIn | Facebook

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