The dreaded time of year is finally here. Seasonal illnesses are making their way around the office and let’s not even think about what the kiddos are bringing home from school. Before you bathe yourself in hand sanitizer and keep everyone at a minimum safe distance, reach for essential oils as a natural way to support your immune system.
We’ve put together a list of the best essential oils and synergies you can use for immune support. Even better, six of the seven oils are KidSafe, making them perfect choices for your whole family.
One of our most popular KidSafe synergies, Immune Boom is designed specifically to bolster your immune system while being safe to diffuse around your little ones. Plus, it’s just as effective as Immune-Aid. Diffuse for 30 minutes on and 60 minutes off all day, or add to your favorite carrier lotion to apply topically. It’s also available in a pre-diluted roll-on for easy application.
Another fantastic KidSafe essential oil, Palmarosa has a soft, green, and rosy floral scent. In addition to helping with seasonal illnesses, this oil can also help with digestive issues and balancing oily skin.
This go-to essential oil well known for its relaxing properties. But did you know it helps with immune support? Lavender is truly a versatile oil!
This variety of Frankincense has a green, balsamic, with lemon-wood aroma. Its association with the holidays is only icing on the cake for this exceptional oil. Add it to your skincare routine to help improve mature skin or add a few drops to your diffuser to take advantage of its immune-boosting properties.
Lemon is well known for its fresh, zesty citrus scent. In addition to being invigorating, it’s well known to support a healthy immune system plus uplift and revitalize. It also is a great addition to cleaning solvents.
Take the guesswork out of diffusing the right oil with this popular synergy. It contains many of the oils on this list, making ideal to help maintain a healthy immune system. Consider mixing in a body care base or carrier oil and applying to the chest, neck, and throat in a 2% dilution.
The final essential oil on our immune-boosting list is Tea Tree Oil. Native to Australia, diffuse this oil to help clear the air and promote healthier air quality during times of seasonal illnesses. It’s fresh, medicinal, a green woodsy scent is sure to freshen up any room.