Runny nose. Sore throat. Coughing. Sound familiar? If so, you may be finding yourself smack in the middle of cough and cold season; the time of year you can almost set your watch by. The common cold tends to sneak up on us at the most inopportune times and can knock you off your feet in a hurry. Though there is no cure for the common cold, there are many ways you can treat symptoms to help support your recovery and get you feeling better fast.
Just in time for sneezes and sniffles, here are three of our favorite products to help support getting you back to feeling awesome:
This roll-on is formulated with supportive and relieving ingredients, like comforting frankincense and clearing pine. One of the key ingredients in the blend, sweet and warming benzoin, is reported to support respiratory function and aid immune function 1. This product will help temporarily relieve coughs due to minor throat irritations when applied to the throat and chest.
A natural version of an age-old remedy for cough and cold symptom relief, some of the key ingredients in this comforting blend are menthol from peppermint, known to help temporarily suppress coughs and tea tree, for its ability to support relieving symptoms of the common cold. Rosemary is an herbaceous and woody oil with reported therapeutic properties that include acting as a decongestant and an expectorant 2. Massage the balm onto the throat and chest as needed to support your wellness.
This boosting herbal supplement was formulated to be misted into your mouth and throat. A well-known herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Licorice Root is reported to have both antiviral and antimicrobial properties, and is believed to eliminate phlegm and relieve coughs*. As for Echinacea itself, it has been an herbal medicine for centuries and has customarily been used as a treatment for the common cold, cough or to treat upper respiratory infections*.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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Whatever symptoms you might be experiencing during cough and cold season this year, help is on the way!
- Johnson, S. A. (2017). Medicinal Essential Oils: The Science and Practice of Evidence-Based Essential Oil Therapy, benzoin absolute
- Johnson, S. A. (2017). Medicinal Essential Oils: The Science and Practice of Evidence-Based Essential Oil Therapy, rosemary