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Alternative Medicine for Immune System Strengthening

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy has a broad range of application in immune system support because virtually every essential oil in therapeutic use is active against one or more bacteria, and almost all of them stimulate production of white blood cells. It has been found that people who use essential oils regularly have a high level of resistance to illness. They catch fewer colds and other diseases and recover quickly if they do.

Essential oils support and strengthen the immune response by two different ways:

  1. By directly opposing the threatening micro-organisms

  2. By increasing the activity of the organs and cells that fight them.

Best Essential Oils for Immune System support are (they do both these actions):

These essential oils increase the immune response.

Other Essential oils Useful for immunity:

Rosemary and Geranium support the adrenal glands and stimulate the lymphatic system.

Black Pepper and Lavender strengthen the spleen.

If your immune system is depleted, aromatherapy treatment should be continued for at least a month. This will help bringing the micro-organisms in the body under control, repairing the immune system and strengthening the immune system to withstand from further attack.

Essential Oil Blend for Immune System Strengthening

Massage the following extracts in a vegetable oil base:

Bryony 4%

Eucalyptus 3%

Lavender 3%

Rosemary 3%

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Aromatherapy for Anxiety Disorders

Aromatherapy for Stress Management

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