Spring may be here, but that doesn’t mean our sinuses and lungs are in the clear. The flu season has been known to peak into March at times, and even if you can bypass the germy crud, pollen is around the corner just waiting to stuff up your sinuses once more. Here is a roundup of the growing list of cold & flu remedies we’ve come up with here at UntrainedHousewife – and feel free to comment with your own!
Cold and Flu Remedies
Natural Cold Remedies for Pregnant Moms – It’s not easy being pregnant and sick. Not only do you have all of the normal pregnancy weirdness and discomfort, but then you add in sneezing (seriously, sneezing with that big ol’ belly is not easy!) and all that comes with sickness…and THEN you are told you can’t take anything to relive the sickness! Try these remedies if you are looking for a little relief – from the sniffles, not the feet in your ribs.
Home Remedies for Sinus Infection – Painful and exhausting, if you have a sinus infection, take a look at some of these remedies.
Using Aromatherapy During Cold and Flu Season – Not only is aromatherapy pleasant, it can be extremely beneficial for your health.
Essential Oils as Remedies
4 Home Uses for Peppermint Oil – This strong essential oil packs a punch for your health and symptom relief, as well.
6 Home Uses for Rosemary Essential Oil – A versatile and wonderful oil. Read through this article, then go buy some. Hurry!
3 Ways to Use Eucalyptus Oil at Home – My personal wintertime/sick season favorite…okay, who am I kidding. I live on the stuff.
Practical Application – Making it Happen When You’re Sick
DIY Hand Sanitizer for the Flu Season – Add a bit of essential oils to your hand sanitizer for extra protection.
5 Fun Ways to Entertain a Sick Toddler or Preschooler – Sick kiddos are the most pitiful thing. They want to be busy, but they just can’t swing it. Try these if you are looking to avoid another Dora the Explorer marathon.
How to Do a Steam Inhalation with Essential Oils – Bookmark this one! Steam inhalations are amazingly helpful. Be sure you know how to do it right.
Bath Blends for the Flu Season – A good bath and a good book? Who wouldn’t want that prescription?