Medicine Chest has been created to help bring comfort and ease to mucous membranes that have been irritated by coughs and colds.
This is the polar opposite of the powerful synthetic nasal decongestants, it won’t make your eyes water for a start!
A gentle blend of Pure Siberian Fir, Frankincense and Lemon essential oils.
Frankincense reputedly *soothes coughs and helps reduce phlegm deposited in the respiratory tracts and the lungs. Frankincense essential oil also provides relief from irritation of the pharynx, bronchi, and lungs. Its anti-inflammatory properties also help relax the breathing passages, and its antiseptic qualities give it the *reputation of being an immune system booster! It can help ease body pain, headaches, toothaches, and balances the rise in body temperature commonly associated with colds.
Lemon Essential Oil has long been used for its antiseptic properties, inhaling the aroma of lemons is reputed to help keep nasal passages and airways clear. The uplifting and refreshing scent of lemon also lifts the spirits, helps fight exhaustion and can help reduce fevers.
Siberian Fir Essential Oil is well known for its decongesting and antiseptic properties which can help stimulate the immune system. Its anti inflammatory properties can help calm and *soothe the nasal and bronchial passages.
A lovely comforting product to use when you are feeling run down, gently massage a small amount on your chest, throat or back. Maybe pop some on a hanky, so you can inhale it throughout the day.
At night it makes a lovely gentle inhalation. melt a teaspoon of the salve in a bowl of recently boiled water, drip a towel over your head to capture the aromatic steam and inhale.
Take care when using hot water. supervise young children.
references *J R Soc Med. 1991 Oct; 84(10): 602–605. *Khan AJ. Medicinal properties of frankincense. Int J Nutr Pharmacol Neurol Dis 2012;2:79
*J Clin Biochem Nutr. 2009 May; 44(3): 253–259. Published online 2009 Apr 25. doi: 10.3164/jcbn.08-240