Sinus congestion isn’t the pleasant condition and can make working and sleeping tough and uncomfortable. Sinus congestion is often accompanied with headache and puffy eyes and using commercial nasal decongestant sprays and drops isn’t the safest option every time. Before you reach out to the nearest medical store, try using this DIY breather jar for relief:
Can be used on-the-go. The best way to use essential oils to relieve a stuffy or blocked nose is through inhalation.
Peppermint essential oil, lemon essential oil and eucalyptus essential oil has decongesting properties and anti-headache properties that gives relief from both blocked nose and headache.
Essential oils have antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antimicrobial properties, which not only provides relief but also help to heal your body.
RECIPE FOR DIY BREATHE JAR TO RELIEVE SINUS CONGESTION:
Things you need-
- Small jar with lid
- 3-4 cotton balls (depending on the size of jar)
- 10 drops peppermint essential oil
- 10 drops lemon essential oil
- 10 drops eucalyptus essential oil
In a jar, put in cotton balls.
Put 10 drops each of peppermint essential oil, lemon essential oil and eucalyptus essential oil onto the cotton balls.
Secure the jar with lid and your DIY breathe jar is ready!
To use, simply open the lid and hold the opening 5 cm away from the nose; breathe slow and deep 3-4 times. Keep your eyes closed to prevent eye irritation. Use the jar several times a day. READ MORE – BANANA TEA RECIPE for better sleep and weight loss
Essential oils are powerful, when you inhale it in small doses for brief periods, most are generally considered safe. If you inhale essential oils in high doses or for longer periods, you may experience dizziness or a headache.
Essential oils shouldn’t be administered to children and also women who are pregnant shouldn’t use essential oils.