Aromatherapy to Boost Immunity
Here we will look through the essential oils for immune system. It’s not a secret that they help not only to get rid of various diseases, but also strengthen the immune system. The wide popularity of the aromatherapy means, as a method to increase the protective function, initially determines that this way is effective for both the adult and the children’s organism.
The effect of aromatherapy is based on the use of aromatic essential oils. The way they enter the body is in the sense of smell.
Aromatherapy affects the human immune system in two ways.
Firstly, the active components of oils destroy harmful microorganisms, disinfecting the air. Here they work as antiseptics.
Secondly, they activate the production of leukocytes, which form the basis of the activity of immunity. Thanks to the multifaceted researches of immunologists, it can be concluded that the most effective oils to boost your immune system are anise, black pepper, basil, lavender, cinnamon, jasmine, cypress, cloves, fir, bay leaves, rosemary, sage .
Favorable effects on the body’s defense system are eucalyptus, diachial, bergamot oil and thyme. They are especially effective during periods of colds.
There are several ways to strengthen the defenses of the human body with the help of fragrances. However, the most effective method is long-term cold inhalation. It is enough to add the chosen oil (or a composition of oils) to the aroma diffuser and use it throughout the day. Those who do not have this special device can advise applying the aromatic oil on a natural cloth, which should be placed on a warm battery. Also, a drop of oil can be applied to a cold electric lamp, which should only be turned on after that, and the oil, evaporating, will fill the room with a healing aroma.
It is possible to use steam inhalations to strengthen the immune forces of the body. To do this some people have a special apparatus, and someone will just pour a few drops of oil into the hot water to breathe over the healing steam for about 15 minutes. If you seriously set out to strengthen immunity in this way, then do inhalations for 2 months twice a week.
A good way to strengthen immunity will be the use of an aromatic medallion that will constantly spread useful volatile substances even outside the walls of your home.
Whichever method you choose, the use of aromatherapy will certainly give tangible results and help you to feel great.