Native Americans used white fir as a building material and in traditional health practices.
The term anticatarrhal refers to an agent that helps remove excess mucus from the respiratory system. The oils listed have been studied for properties that help dissolve and eliminate, as well as prevent the formation of mucus and inflammation of the mucus membrane.
Basil Essential Oil
Basil is cooling to the skin, and can be used to soothe minor irritations. When diffused, Basil helps promote clear breathing, and healthy respiratory function while sharpening focus, and lessening stress.
Clove Essential Oil
Clove has been used for years in dental preparations,candy, and gum for its flavor and ability to promote oral health, yet it provides a myriad of health benefits.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Eucalyptus oil is best known for respiratory health and works great when massaged over the chest and throat. Can be applied without diluting.
Fennel Essential Oil
Fennel is best known for its distinct licorice aroma and taste, yet its ability to ease digestive troubles and monthly menstrual cycles are equally noteworthy.
Frankincense Essential Oil
Frankincense is known to promote cellular health and immunity. It’s soothing and beautifying properties are used to rejuvenate skin and reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks.
Ginger Essential Oil
Ginger can lessen motion sickness, soothe an upset stomach, and help digest food after a large meal. Ginger essential oil can also be applied topically or inhaled to help with digestion issues.
Helichrysum Essential Oil
Helichrysum is highly valued and sought after for its many health benefits. It’s frequently consumed to help detoxify the body.
Marjoram Essential Oil
Marjoram oil is noted for it’s calming properties, can be taken internally, or used topically, although sensitive skin may want to dilute and it. One drop of essential oil is equivalent to 2 tsp. of dried herbs.
Myrrh Essential Oil
Myrrh is valued as an expectorant, which means it promotes the expulsion of mucus in cases of bronchitis and lung congestion. Myrrh is best for chronic conditions, because it contains tannins and resins, it has an astringent effect on tissues.
Oregano Essential Oil
Oregano is one of the most potent essential oils. It must be diluted (3 drops of carrier oil to 1 drop of Oregano essential oil when used topically). Apply to reflex points. It can be used as a flavoring in cooking.
Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint is very pleasing to the taste buds (you can add the oil to tea or water), but is powerfully soothing to the digestive system. You can usually apply it without diluting, inhale for nausea, or take internally as suggested.
Rosemary Essential Oil
Rosemary supports healthy digestion and helps soothe sore muscles and joints. This oil also helps reduce nervous tension and fatigue.
Sandalwood Essential Oil
Sandalwood has a sweet, woody aroma that can enhance mood and is frequently used in meditation for its grounding effects.
Thyme Essential Oil
Thyme makes a great defense against many concerns, although it should always be diluted (4 drops carrier oil to 1 drop thyme). You can also cook with it.
White Fir Essential Oil
White Fir essential oil is most noted for soothing sore muscles and joints and supporting It can be stimulating to the mind while helping the body to relax. clear breathing.
Did you know the white fir is recognizable as the common Christmas tree? It has a distinct, crisp fragrance that is associated with a camp fire, or a roaring fire on a cold winters night. It has a very distinct smell associated with happy memories. As an essential oil it has a very comforting scent. White fir essential oil has quite a few other qualities that makes it a great addition to your medicine cabinet.
White Fir essential oil is most noted for soothing sore muscles and joints and supporting
clear breathing. Aromatically, White Fir evokes feelings of stability, energy, and empowerment. It can be stimulating to the mind while helping the body to relax. Apply to cold, achy muscles and joints during winter time. Diffuse or apply to chest to promote clear breathing. Add 1-2 drops to a hot bath to relax and breathe in White Fir’s cleansing aroma. Diffuse to reduce mental fatigue at work.