Essential Oils for Cold and Flu

These oils can help during the cold/flu season. Buy Essential Oils on-line.

Cedarwood – relieves congestion and suppress coughing.

Elemi – reduces mucus, heals respiratory concerns, and is very calming for a cough.

Eucalyptus Globulus – cold & flu prevention and to help break down mucus.

Larch Tamarak– deeply nourishing and supportive to the immune system. Healing for cold, flu or bronchitis.

Linden Blossom – dispels heat and fever

Opopanax – effective against mucus, especially deep in the lungs. Recommended in cases of colds, flu, sore throat and wet coughs.

Ravintsara – great for reducing pain and headaches. It is an immunostimulant and good for all respiratory problems.  Excellent for colds and flu, it is anti-inflammatory and helps to clear the sinuses. Also good for preventing the spread of airborne infectiones

Saro – powerful anti-infectious and anti-inflammatory oil. Saro is penetrating, awakening and clears the head from congestion.


  • Steam inhalation: 2 drops into a cup with hot water. Inhale for 10 minutes.
  • In cold diffuser: per manufacturer’s instructions, diffuse in the room for a couple of hours.



About Marina Lando

Marina Lando, MS, Reiki Master Teacher, Certified Aromatherapist, and the author of "Dynamic Healing, a practitioner's guide to Reiki applications" Marina Lando is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. She is the founder af Harmony Life, locally owned healing Reiki center and academy in Cary, NC. The center offers wide range of healing modalities: Medical Reiki, Clinical Aromatherapy, Ayurvedic treatments, Infrared Sauna in Cary. Marina offer classes and workshops: Reiki I-III Certification and Reiki Maste - 10 CE credits for massage therapists, Aromatherapy, Chakra System, Dynamic Healing workshops (where she teaches Reiki Protocols she developped) - 16 CE credits for massage therapists She studied complimentary medicine with her grandmother since the age of seven and continued her education in natural healing techniques through adult life. Her current practice includes Medical Reiki , Aromatherapy and Guided meditation.