A few drops of the right oil next to the bed or massaged on the chest will help your child sleep better. However, pay attention your child to not swallow the oil.
For the clogged nose helps a few drops of essential oil of eucalyptus in the aroma lamp, advises aroma therapist Matilda Ivanis Knez.
If the condition is more severe, he adds drop of this oil in half a liter of boiling water and the child must inhale under a towel with eyes closed because of mucous membranes. For very young children, in order not to burn, it is safer to drop the drop of oil on the wick and leave it next to the crib.
“It is essential to use only organic high-quality oils of superior purity because they have a higher efficiency. Children’s oils are not used preventively, especially in younger than two years, and always need to consult an expert, “says Knez, a food technology engineer, and an essential oil adviser.
Always consult with an expert and make sure the child does not swallow the oil, she adds.
Essential oils can be used to alleviate almost all the problems associated with virosis and cold. They are effective against coughing and clogged nose, and can also protect gentle skin, which is often dried or wiped in winter.
For dry cough in children older than two years, add 50 drops of lavender and two drops (Germanic chamomile) in 50 ml of almond oil and rub it on the chest.
Aromatherapy can strengthen immunity because, she says, oil antiseptics, they deactivate microbes and strengthen our defense mechanism.