Congestion is the blockage of the nasal passages, sinuses, or upper respiratory tract due to inflamed tissues and blood vessels or to an increased output of mucus. Congestion can make it diffic


Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Respiratory Blend, Douglas Fir

Diffuse oil, or inhale aroma directly.

Apply on chest, neck, back, and feet.

Simple Solutions:

Drop 2 drops eucalyptus and 1 drop peppermint on the floor of the shower while showering, and inhale the vapors.
Combine 6 Tbs. (90 ml) coconut oil and 1.5 Tbs. (7.5 g) beeswax pellets, and melt in a microwave (30 seconds at a time, stirring in between) or double boiler. Let cool slightly, and add 20 drops eucalyptus, 15 drops lemon, and 20 drops peppermint. Pour into small jars or salve containers, and allow to cool completely. Apply a small amount of salve on the chest and throat as needed.

The information on this page is from the book Modern Essentials: A
Contemporary Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils
, published
by AromaTools®. Please refer to Modern Essentials for additional
information, research, and usage suggestions.

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One Comment on “Congestion”

  1. Believe it or not, using Digestive Blend on your “T zone”, sinus’s, temples and/or back of neck will help break up mucus! It works!!

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