| Randall Agee

Treatment of Sore Throat with Essential Oils

Sore Throat: 

A sore throat often begins with a feeling of itchiness just behind the roof of the mouth; redness, irritation, and pain often follow. Additional symptoms include difficulty swallowing and speaking. Sore throats normally accompany other illnesses; they are not typically a cause for concern unless other symptoms are severe or debilitating.

Cajeput Chest Massage: 

MAKES 1 TREATMENT

Cajeput essential oil is a strong antiseptic with the ability to help alleviate a sore throat, particularly when inhaled or used topically. By using a chest massage, you benefit, both ways.

Ingredients: 

Directions: 

  1. Using your fingertips, apply the carrier oil to the chest, followed by the cajeput essential oil.
  2. Cover the chest with a T-shirt or cloth, relax, and breathe deeply.
  3. Repeat this treatment as needed until symptoms subside.

Geranium-Hyssop Gargle: 

MAKES 1 TREATMENT

Geranium and hyssop essential oils ease pain and inflammation while promoting recovery and helping stop bacteria from growing out of control.

Ingredients: 

  • 1 Ounce Purified Water
  • 3 Drops Geranium Essential Oil
  • 3 Drops Hyssop Essential Oil

Directions: 

  1. In a small drinking glass, add the water along with the geranium and hyssop essential oil and stir to combine.
  2. Gargle with the solution for as long as you can.
  3. Repeat this treatment as needed until symptoms subside.
Tags: Ailments