COMPRESSES AND INHALATIONS
They are an intermediate form of an aromatherapy bath. Dip a towel, cotton ball, gauze or a piece of cloth made of natural ingredients in a mixture of oil and water at a ratio of about 5 drops per 100 ml of warm water. Apply the prepared compress to the skin in the right place for several minutes. Compresses are recommended for rheumatic, muscular or arthritic pains. Cold compresses are recommended in case of headache, strains of tendons or joints.
Home inhalation is the cheapest and most effective way to get a cold. It is one of the most common and convenient aromatherapy methods. Warm air saturated with natural oils reaches the alveoli. In the circulatory system, the oil molecules travel to the places where they can work most effectively and remove or soothe the infection. It is recommended for the treatment of diseases of the upper respiratory tract, inflammation, lung diseases and breathing difficulties. You can carry out classic inhalation at home. Add 5-10 drops of essential oil to a bowl or glass of hot water, bend your face over the dish, cover your head with a thick towel and inhale the resulting vapors for a few minutes. Take a short break and repeat the action.
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Oils can also be used for inhalation and compresses. Inhalation is one of the treatments for upper respiratory tract infections such as runny nose, cough, cold, sore throat, and sinusitis. How to prepare a decoction? Already 1-3 drops of essential oil added to water will achieve the desired results.
On the other hand, aromatic compresses are used mainly in inflammation, pain syndromes and to reduce swelling. The concentration of oils used in compresses should be about 4-5 drops per bowl of water.
Natural essential oils for inhalation and compresses should be used wisely . Before starting the treatment, consult a specialist. An excess of essential oils in the body can have undesirable effects.