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Beat the Winter Bugs with DIY Natural Remedies.

November 21, 2017

Beat the Winter  Bugs  with your own Homemade  natural  Cold and Flu remedies     Vegan  

 

-  Rather than buy over the counter, expensive products.   Make your own.   Not only  are they natural  but you know what are in the ingredients.

 

 

Use the power of Nature to    Protect yourself  by making your own

 Soothing Vapour Rub and Homemade Lemon Sip.

 

Eucalyptus oil is antiviral – antispasmodic – decongestant  and expectorant (gets rid of mucus)

Peppermint oil  is antispasmodic – expectorant  and febrifuge (combats fevers)

Lavender oil is antimicrobial – carminative and sedative  so will help with relaxing.

Lemon oil  is  bactericidal -  antispasmodic and helps reduce fevers.

Tea Tree oil  is antiviral  -  anti-infectious – expectorant  and an immune stimulant

 

Homemade  Vapour Rub

Ingredients

4  Tablespoons  of Coconut Butter

4  Tablespoons of Shea Butter

20 drops of Eucalyptus Oil

15 drops of Peppermint Oil

15 drops of Lavender Oil

10 drops of Lemon Oil

5  drops of Tea Tree Oil

 

Instructions :  Using a hand mixer, whip the coconut butter and shea butter together.  Add all the essential oils to the butters  and continue to mix together  until a smooth mixture.  Using a spatula, scoop the mixture up and place in a clean jar with a  secure lid.    Store in a cool dark place,  it should last a couple of months.    Do put a label on the jar.

 

To  Use

Apply a small amount to the chest during a cold,  it  can also be rubbed into the back or onto the soles of the feet  at night and then put some socks on.

 

Homemade Lemon Sip

 

Ingredients

1 Tablespoon of freshly squeezed  Lemon Juice

1 Tablespoon of  fresh  Pineapple Juice

2 Tablespoons of Hot Water

 

Mix together and drink

 

The Lemon juice will boost your immunity and fight infections and is a excellent source of Vitamin C,  it also helps to cut through mucus.

Pineapple Juice to really ease that cough. Pineapples contain  bromelain which is an enzyme with superb anti-inflammatory properties and it fights infections as well as killing the bacteria.   Fresh   pineapple juice are 5 x more effective than cough  syrup.

 

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