This sore throat spray helps ease discomfort of a painful throat. Spray it on your throat when you feel a sore throat coming on or as a preventive measure when around others that are sick.
You will need:
1 Clean empty spray bottle 1 cup drinking water
1 tbsp. Peppermint
1 tbsp. Thyme
1 tbsp. Eucalyptus
1 Tbsp. lemon
Note: other herbs such as, oregano, rosemary, echinacea, mullein, and ginger can be used as well
**Do not use on children.
Place all the herbs in a mason jar. Boil ½ cup water and pour it over the herbs. Let it infuse for 2 hours. Transfer it to the spray bottle. Seal the lid and store it in the refrigerator.
Shelf life: 1 week
**Please be sure to use only safe and pure essential oils that you trust always!
Many oils on the market may be diluted or blended with synthetics that are unsafe for ingesting. Make sure you are using therapeutic grade essential oils for sore throat pain. Inhaled or topical use of essential oils is generally safer than oral use. Never ingest any essential oils or apply undiluted essential oils to the skin without proper training or medical supervision. It is critical to understand how best to use essential oils.
When I feel a sore throat coming on I like to use these lozenges. You can’t beat zinc and elderberry for warding off sickness such as sore throats and colds.
Lemon Essential Oil is known for its ability to cleanse toxins from any part of the body and is widely used to stimulate lymph drainage, to rejuvenate energy and purify skin.
Lemon oil is derived from the skin of the lemon and is excellent for sore throats since it is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, high in vitamin C, increases salivation and helps keep the throat moist.
Peppermint Oil is commonly used for treatment of the common cold, cough, sinus infections, respiratory infections, and inflammation of the mouth and throat, including sore throats. Research indicates that the antioxidant, antimicrobial and decongestant properties of peppermint essential oil can help alleviate your sore throat.
Today, oil from the eucalyptus tree appears in many over-the-counter cough and cold products to relieve congestion. The health benefits of eucalyptus oil are due to its ability to stimulate immunity, provide antioxidant protection and improve respiratory circulation.
Thyme oil is one of the strongest antioxidants and antimicrobials known, and it has been used as a medicinal herb since ancient times. Thyme supports the immune, respiratory, digestive, nervous and other body systems