Essential Oils for Monsoons

EO for Monsoon

With the rains settling it, while it’s a pleasure to get the much needed respite from the heat, it is also the breeding ground for a lot of illnesses. A decreased immunity, viral infections, waterborne diseases, mosquito borne diseases are some of the common illnesses that makes its presence in the monsoon.

While it’s tempting to reach out for medication, a better option is to turn to natural cures to help the body build its own immunity and an effective way to do this is by using essential oils. We’ve listed some essential oils for monsoons that you can use for your home this season. Blended oils are another option that you can choose to keep your living spaces free from illness.

5 Essential Oils for Monsoons

Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus has long been used in Ayurveda for medical treatments. It is an excellent anti-bacterial agent and is perfect to fight against monsoon-related skin diseases. Inhaling eucalyptus oil also helps to provide relief from colds that are so common this season.

Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree Oil and tea tree extracts have become very popular in the world of personal care products, although the benefits of using the pure oil can’t be beaten. Many monsoon related beauty troubles are taken care of by tea tree oil – dry scalp, dandruff, acne and dry skin. Besides these, tea tree oil also spreads a lovely aroma, which helps to dissipate those musty damp smells. You can use our shampoos and conditioners which use this oil for an itch free scalp.

Lavender Oil

Bugs love the rainy season, but they hate lavender, so cotton balls soaked in lavender oil should get rid of them. If the cold, wet season is getting you down, lavender can help calm you and make you feel better. It is also known to strengthen your immune system. Shantam, one of our best selling blended oils has lavender which gives a very calming experience.

Peppermint Oil

Get rid of sluggish metabolism and pep up your senses with the invigorating fragrance of peppermint essential oils. It is a great mood buster and not just that it also works as a great remedy for upset stomach when applied topically. Add a few drops of it to the diffuser to keep mosquitoes at bay. Try our best-selling Mashaka blended oil that works wonders to cleanse the atmosphere.

Frankincense Oil

This is one of the best oils you can have this monsoon – it’s multifunctional! It’s great for maintaining a strong immune system, improving digestion and relieving congestion. It is also a great stress buster because it helps to induce a sense of calm and peace.

Using Omved’s blended oils

Our blended oils are 100% therapeutic and pure natural essential oils that have been carefully blended to give you the best experience of aroma and therapy. Due to their purity, our essential oils are more than just a diffuser oil. There are innumerable ways one can use them. We have listed a few:

AS A FOOT SOAK – Add a few drops to a bucket of hot water and let your feel soak in it. Result – Less tired and more fragrant feet.

AROMATIC BATH – Add a few drops to your bath water and bathe with fragrant water.

MASSAGE OIL – Blend it with a carrier oil and use it as a massage oil.

CUPBOARD DEODORISER – Add a drop or two to a cotton ball and keep it in the cupboard to have naturally fragrant clothes.

If you are pregnant of having any health issues, it is always advisable to check with your doctor before you start using essential or blended oils. Not all essential oils can be used topically, it is better to use them with a carrier oil to lessen the intensity of the oils.

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