3 Of The Best Essential Oil Blends to Treat Cold and Flu

We all know the feeling ─ fatigue, chills, aches and pains, headache, congestion, sneezing and coughing ─ it’s a cold, or maybe worse, the flu. While the fall and winter bring out sweaters, boots, and holiday cheer, catching a case of the common cold or flu can quickly bring your spirits down.

Natural Flu Treatment: 9 Proven Flu Busters

Before you reach for over the counter, cold medicines with many side effects, why not try a natural remedy instead? Essential oils have been used for centuries to fight common cold symptoms. Diffusing them is the best way to neutralize air-borne illnesses and enhance immunity.

Use these blends to help prevent illness and improve your recovery if you feel like you’re coming down with something.


  • 4 drops eucalyptus

  • 2 drops peppermint

  • 5 drops frankincense

  • 3 drops juniper berry

  • 4 drops rosemary

  • 4 drops frankincense


  • 5 drops lavender

  • 2 drops geranium

  • 3-4 drops rosemary

  • 4 drops lemon

  • 4 drops grapefruit

  • 2 drops oregano


  • 3 drops peppermint oil

  • 2 drops tea tree oil

  • 2 drops eucalyptus oil

  • 1 drops lemon oil