How to take care of your health in winter?

Aurélia D | 23 January 2022
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How to take care of your health in winter?
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    Due to a weakened immune system, the winter period is particularly conducive to the spread of viruses and bacteria. As the first point of entry, the respiratory tract is the first to be affected by these microbes. This is why we offer a number of products that help maintain the immune system and combat sore throats, wet coughs, dry coughs, bronchitis and the flu.

    Winter prevention


    In phytotherapy, Echinacea is a plant that stimulates the immune system. It will be particularly useful to fight against winter fatigue.

    In aromatherapy, Tea tree essential oil is essential. A real Swiss Army knife of aromatherapy, this essential oil will accompany and stimulate the immune system. It is necessary to put a few drops on a handkerchief to be smelled regularly during the day.

    Sore throat


    In phytotherapy, Propolis is an exceptional plant to fight against inflammation and irritation of the throat.

    In aromatherapy, Tea tree essential oil is the reference. It can be used as a gargle. In the case of a severe sore throat, it is possible to add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of honey.

    Dry cough


    In phytotherapy, poppy is the miracle solution. This plant combats the irritation of dry coughs and prevents them from getting worse.

    In aromatherapy, Cypress essential oil is a very good choice. As a gargle, it will make the irritation disappear in a few days.

    Oily cough


    In phytotherapy, Eucalyptus is the ideal plant to help fight against oily cough.

    In aromatherapy, the essential oil of Niaouli is highly recommended. A few drops should be placed on a handkerchief and smelled regularly during the day.

    Bronchitis


    In phytotherapy, Pelargonium is a plant of interest to fight against bronchitis. It acts on the deep respiratory tract by preventing inflammation.

    In aromatherapy, Ravintsara essential oil is highly recommended. It will support the immune system to fight infection. To avoid the risk of harm, it is imperative to dilute a few drops of this essential oil in a large volume of neutral oil before rubbing the chest and back with a few drops.

    Flu condition


    In phytotherapy, Willow is effective in combating the flu. This plant will prevent the onset of fatigue, which can be significant.

    In aromatherapy, Ravintsara essential oil will help the immune system to fight infection and the fatigue of the flu. To avoid the risk of harm, it is imperative to dilute a few drops of this essential oil in a large volume of neutral oil before rubbing the chest and back with a few drops.

    To go further, see our article: "How to use essential oils".

    Published on 23 January 2022 at 20:01
    Updated on 24 March 2022 at 20:27

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    I am Aurélia, the oldest member of the team. My main role is to popularise the information as much as possible to make it pleasant to read. My family has always valued the use of nature and plants to heal ourselves.