To relief cough essential oils are great.

You can use them for inhaling mixed with hot water in a bowl, in your bathtub to relax body and mind or with carrier oils as chest rubs.

All ways are very helpful to relief cough and influenza symptoms.

The following 8 essential oils are very effective to make you feel better.

1. Eucalyptus essential oil

Its very commonly used in over-the-counter chest rubs or vapors you might buy in you pharmacy.

You have probably already  used it without realizing it.

Eucalyptus essential oil fights bacteria, reduces inflammation, relieves pain and relaxes the muscles.


Eucalyptus essential oil can be used to calm a cough in several ways.

  • adding a few drops of eucalyptus oil to 1 ounce of carrier oil and rubbing the mixture onto the chest and throat
  • diluting eucalyptus oil in boiling water and inhaling the steam.

2. Rosemary essential oil

Rosemary essential oil is known to balance emotions and to help digestion. But it also hets rid of mucus. Try to add some drops to your remedy and see yourself.

3. Peppermint essential oil

Peppermint blows everythi g out. Just inhale some and you feel you finally can breathe again.

Its used in many natiral remedies for the entire respiratory system.

With its cooling effect it heals swollen mucous membranes and generates a soothing sensation. It also relaxes the bronchial muscles. It is used also as a natural antihistamine for allergic reactions of the respiratory system and the skin.

Use it

  • diluting the oil in boiling water and inhaling the steam
  • adding the oil to a diffuser
  • using it in a blend of topical oils

Do not use it in children under 10 and pregnant woman.

4. Frankincense essential oil

Frankincense is dervied from the trees of the genus Boswellia and is often used in incense and perfumes.

It has traditionally been valued for its effect on the respiratory system, and has been used to treat coughs, catarrh, bronchitis, and asthma.

5. Oregano essential oil

This oil is known to be anti microbial and a great germ killer.

Therefore it helps to treat viral or bacterial causes of a cough.

Nature provides!