Untrained Housewife’s best tips for staying healthy this winter.
Some of us get the flu every year, and even those who avoid the worst of the flu season may catch a cold at this time of the year. There are many ways to boost your immunity and fight the flu or the common cold naturally. Many simple home remedies relieve flu symptoms. […]
Time to come out of the cleaning closet: I’m not a big hand sanitizer user. Wait, I can do better than that: I have never used hand sanitizer. It’s sticky, it reeks of alcohol, and most of the time I trust my immune system best when exposed to a mild amount of germs. Anything more than that […]
Many essential oils are antiviral and can help to fight the flu virus. If you take a bath with antiviral essential oils at the very start of the flu, you can sometimes reduce the length of your illness. After taking a bath, it is best to get some sleep. If you start to sweat profusely, […]
Ravensara (Ravensara aromatica) is one of the best essential oils to use during the flu season. It is a good alternative to Tea Tree oil or Eucalyptus essential oil and because it is non-toxic and non-sensitizing, it is safe to use even for children. Its many therapeutic properties make it almost as versatile as Lavender, […]
Essential oils are effective natural home remedies for cold and flu. They can be used in steam inhalations, in baths and essential oil burners to relieve the symptoms of colds and flus and to prevent further infections. Eucalyptus The eucalyptus oil varieties that are most commonly used to relieve the symptoms of colds and flus […]