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I wanted to share some great ideas diffusing the oils in the Certain essential oils work better together, and I have found that Lavender and Frankincense are the most versatile in this set for combining with other oils.
Often the unsung hero of essential oils here in the US, Patchouli oil has long been used in traditional Asian medicine. Patchouli is used to treat skin and hair problems (dermatitis, eczema, acne, dry chapped skin, dandruff, oily scalp, and is known to have wound healing and scar reducing properties). Patchouli’s link to sexual desire likely originated from India, where it is used in Tantric sexual practices.
Eucalyptus Oil is one of the most widely tested antimicrobial oils around. It’s also a great home remedy for nose and chest congestion. Eucalyptus oils contains cineole, a terpenoid oxide, which has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and decongestant properties that helps to treat nasal congestion, cough and sore throat in addition to sinusitis.
So basically, Inhaling steam from a few drops of eucalyptus oil is just the trick to get rid of sinus pain.