Essential oils: as respiratory use
Inhaling essential oils provides an interaction between the active ingredients of essential oils and bronchopulmonary sphere. The molecules will be suspended in the water vapor to be inhaled. They then come into contact with the respiratory mucosa. The inhalations may be dry or wet .
They are recommended to treat respiratory and nervous disorders. Some essential oils are too aggressive to be used that way. Inhalation is not recommended for people with asthma or allergies.
- For wet inhalation , just pour 5 drops of essential oil in a boiling water bowl. One approach the face of the container by covering the head with a towel and we breathe vapors for 5 to 10 min, once or twice per day.
- The dry inhalation consists of depositing a few drops of oil on a tissue and regularly breathe fragrances. Avoid oils rich in phenols. The oils for inhalation are essentially removed eucalyptus, pine, Roman chamomile, balsam.
Essential oils for circulation
Some essential oils can be diffused into the atmosphere using a diffuser . For dissemination, a used oil lamp , an incense burner , an Electric diffuser or ultrasonic . Do not disseminate essential oils rich in ketones and limit those heavily loaded with phenols. In all cases, dissemination should never be continuous in a closed room.
The essential oil diffusion of eucalyptus smithii can prevent winter infections; that of tangerine promotes relaxation. The essential oils of bitter almond, bergamot, Roman chamomile, lemon, lemongrass, orange can be distributed safely. Those of rosewood, cypress, geranium, pine, rosemary cineole or tree should be used in moderation.
Essential oils for fogger
The Atomizers or ultrasonic diffusers send essential oils of particles through a micro-droplet mist which remain suspended in the air. This technique is less powerful than the inhalation, because the essential oil particles are then coupled with water particles. Using a mist provides cleaner air, get rid of microbes to clean up, to create a special olfactory ambience.
Top 5 essential oils by inhalation
- The essential oil of eucalyptus helps to decongest the airways. It is used by inhalation or by vapor diffusion.