We should get used to the idea that strengthening our immune system is not only a one time winter thing, but really a year-long and day-to-day priority.
In fact, essential oils have been found to contain the immune system strengthening properties.
Inhalation is the most effective method of using essential oils for the immune system. You can do this by diffusing the oils, sniffing the bottle directly, or applying them on your body.
Here are some of the best essential oils to strengthen the immune system
Citrus essential oils
Citrus essential oils, such as lemon, orange and bergamot contain potent antibacterial properties.
Lemon is exceptional when it comes to getting rid of harmful toxins from the body making it a powerful essential oil for a healthy and strong body.
Ginger essential oil
Multiple studies have proved that ginger essential oil can help boost immunity. In fact, one pre-clinical study found that ginger essential oil enhanced immune response in immunosuppressed mice.
Eucalyptus essential oil
Eucalyptus essential oil has long been used as a natural medicine for the common cold. It possesses strong antibacterial properties. Diffusing Eucalyptus will unlock strong de-congesting and expectorating qualities. You can also add 3 drops of Eucalyptus oil to any carrier oil and apply it on your chest area or on your feet. You can also add 5 drops of the oil to a hot tub.
Lavender essential oil
Lavender is a great choice if you want to sleep better at night so your body can rejuvenate properly. Sleep is crucial for a strong immune system, as getting enough sleep helps the body to restore itself properly.