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Essential Oils for Sinus Congestion

DIY Recipes & Breathe Clearly Essential Oil Blend

Essential Oils for Sinus Congestion

essential oils for sinus congestionEssential oils for sinus congestion help relieve the stuffy feeling and frees breathing and the mind.*

Breathe Clearly Essential Oil Blend for Sinus Congestion

Breathe Clearly Essential Oil Blend contains the following  to help with congestion by opening respiratory passages, releasing constriction, increasing circulation, and clearing the mind.* 

Individual Essential Oils Beneficial for Sinus Congestion

Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus essential oil can used in a steam inhalation to help clear nasal and sinus congestion. This oil is said to work similarly to menthol, by acting on receptors in the nasal mucous membranes, leading to a reduction of nasal stuffiness.*

Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint essential oil contains menthol that may affect the mucus receptors in the nose thus helping to open the airways and clear mucus. Research shows that peppermint essential oil may fight bacteria, which is a known trigger of sinus congestion.*

Pine Essential Oil

Pine essential oil helps relieve nasal congestion and alleviates symptoms of sinusitis, cold, cough and flu. This oil is anti-inflammatory property which helps to get relief from inflammation, swelling and excess mucus.*

Rosemary Essential Oil

Rosemary essential oil is another anti-inflammatory essential oil that may relieve swollen sinuses. Researchers found that rosemary essential oil is a rich source of antioxidants and may help manage metabolic syndrome.*

Lime Essential Oil

Lime essential oil  the anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of this oil can help you relieve sinus symptoms naturally. Lime essential oil can help reduce congestion, relieve headaches and open up the blocked airways.*

Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender essential oil may improve symptoms of sinus congestion by reducing pain and swelling.*

Make Your Own Essential Oil Mixture for Congestion

Breathe vapors deeply for best results. Add these combinations into an atomizing diffuser or an aroma lamp.

Essential Oil Mixture for Congestion #1

Pine essential oil  6 drops

Lavender essential oil 5 drops

Eucalyptus essential oil 4 drops

Lime essential oil 1 drop

Essential Oil Mixture for Congestion #2

Lemon essential oil 5 drops

Pine essential oil 5 drops

Lavender essential oil 5 drops

Sinus Congestion Essential Oils For a Bath

Dissolve 2 cups of Epsom salt in the bath water.  Dilute the essential oils into carrier oil.  Pour the blend in the water and swirl to disperse the oil evenly.  Relax and enjoy the bath for at least 30 minutes.

Essential Oils For a Bath

Add these essential oils to carrier oil.

Eucalyptus essential oil 4 drops

Chamomile essential oil 4 drops

Anise essential oil 3 drops

Lemon essential oil 3 drops

Additional Individual Essentials for Sinus Congestion Relief

Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil has fresh citrus scent. Dubbed the “the sunshine oil” lemon essential can reduce congestion, headaches and open up the blocked airways.  Using this oil can control the production of mucous and phlegm.*

Chamomile Essential Oil

Widely used for antiseptic effects, using chamomile essential oil for its antiseptic effects can not only treats the sinusitis but also lessens the flare-ups that followThis oil has anti-histamine as well as sedative properties that can help insomnia when one is suffering from a sinus headache.*

Anise Star Essential Oil

Anise Star essential oil also contains menthol, which upon inhalation can help numb the nasal passages, reducing the sensation of congestion.*

Breathe Clearly Blend Reviews

Reviews and testimonials reflect the individual reviewer’s results only. Product results may vary based on the user and no guarantee of results are implied.

“It really helped me a lot the last time I ordered it so I am anxious to get more. “ – T. Leonte

“Great when mixed with an unscented moisturizer and applied to your chest b4 bed. Really clears your sinuses.” – Michael

“This actually works — helps my breathing at night.” – Sara

Breathe Clearly Essential Oil Blend Safety Tips

  • Do not use if pregnant, have high blood pressure or have epilepsy.
  • Avoid use on hypersensitive, diseased or damaged skin.
  • Do not use with infants or children under ten years of age.
  • Phototoxic, so avoid using it when exposed to sunlight 12 hours prior to topical application.
  • For external use only.  See our Safety Information page for further details when using essential oils.

See our references at the bottom of this page for additional information.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.