Refreshing Oils to Clear Sinuses and Cool Inflamed Tissues

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This oil blend is great for clearing thicker discharge from the sinuses and alleviating heat symptoms.
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“Aromatherapy with Essential Oil Diffusers,” by Karin Parramore helps readers discover the various ways to use essential oils to therapeutically address imbalances in the body that can lead to poor health without harsh synthetic fragrances.

InAromatherapy with Essential Oil Diffusers: For Everyday Health and Wellness, Karin Parramore dives into the world of essential oils and how to diffuse essential oils to treat numerous health ailments and enhance their environment. Readers will learn to de-stress their home, work space, and even car using natural scents derived directly from plants in no time with this guide. The following excerpt is from Chapter 4, “Improving Your Health with Essential Oils.”

If the discharge from your nose is thicker and associated with heat symptoms — redness, swelling, irritation — try this blend to loosen the mucus and cool the tissue.


  • Blue or German chamomile: 3 to 5 drops
  • Inula: 1 drop
  • Peppermint: 1 drop


  • Personal diffuser: Something more up close and personal, such as an inhalation stick or a personal nebulizing diffuser, is best for this blend.
  • Facial steamer: The warm, moist air of a steam can really help open clogged sinuses and ease the tenderness of inflamed tissue.

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