Keep colds at bay

As we head into the colder months, it’s good to know that a bath helps with coughs and colds: The best way to reduce inflammation and dry out mucus in the nasal passages and throat is to help clear them with steam. A 2011 study also found that elevated body temperature can help certain elements of the immune system to function more efficiently, warding off infections and viruses.

The following oils are particularly helpful for steam inhalation:

Tisserand Organic Eucalyptus Oil:

Kneipp Muscle Soother Juniper Herbal Bath:

Absolute Aromas Juniper Oil:

Absolute Aromas Detox Epsom bath salts, with juniperberry, geranium, palmarosa and cedarwood essential oils:

Winter Dead Sea Salts – Frankincense, Ginger and Juniper Essential Oils, Salts & Co Organic natural aromatherapy bath salts, 500g