AWP 061: Treating Acute Bronchitis with Essential Oils and a Wellness Protocol
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In today's episode, I'm sharing the story of when had a one-time bout with Acute Bronchitis and the essential oils I used for treating and healing the issue. I will also share the specific methods of application protocol I created that helped with my getting better fast! 

What You Will Hear in Episode 61:

  • What exactly is Bronchitis?
  • What are the symptoms of Bronchitis?
  • How did I determine which essential oils would help resolve my Bronchitis?
  • The 3-step method-of-application protocol I followed
  • The properties of the essential oils I used 
  • Smell My Life:  Application of Trauma Oil on a bruised foot

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Methods of Applications as Mentioned in the Podcast: 

1. Steam Inhalations:  1 drop of essential oil in a bowl of steamy hot water, 2-3 times/day, 5 min (note: I varied the oils with each inhalation)

  • Spike Lavender (Lavendula latifolia), Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis ct. camphor), Eucalyptus Dives (all three oils are mucolytic, expectorant)
  • Tea Tree (decongestant, anti-infectious, expectorant)

2. Nightly Chest Rub with Jojoba Oil at a 3% dilution (15 drops to 1 oz ounce of Jojoba) (varying the oils I use)

  • Spike Lavender (mucolytic, expectorant, and I love the smell)
  • Balsam Copaiba (anti-inflammatory, calming and I find the aroma comforting)
  • Black Pepper, Ginger (warming)
  • Balsam Fir (strong antimicrobial, dries mucous, calming for a spastic cough)
  • Thyme ct. linalol (immune system support)
  • Basil ct linalol (antispasmodic for cough)

3. Pre-Bedtime Bath (10-20 drops in the tub right before I stepped in then soak for 30 minutes breathing in the steam)

  • 2 Cups of Epsom Salts (to detox from the prescription meds)
  • I rotated the essential oils mentioned above.

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