Essential Oils

Top 10 Essential Oils for Dust Allergies (And How to Use)

People with Asthma and respiratory problems, especially those whose main trigger is dust, could benefit well from certain essential oils that fend off dust allergies – and you can learn more about them below!

01. Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus smells so nice so one wouldn’t have a hard time trying to use it!

This essential oil is able to fight respiratory conditions, fend off dust, and alleviate other symptoms such as headaches and congestion because it is a natural expectorant and has great anti-inflammatory benefits.

How to use:

Mix with a carrier oil such as fractioned coconut, jojoba, or grape seed and then apply topically on throat and chest areas.

02. Ginger

Ginger Root Essential Oil

Ginger is a natural stimulant, and is also a known expectorant and analgesic.

Because of that, you can expect Ginger essential oil to alleviate dust allergies by decreasing respiratory symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, and restricted breathing. It’s also beneficial against digestive upset or other stomach issues.

How to use:

Massage around the neck or behind the ears, or inhale through a tissue that you can keep with you for the rest of the day.

03. Cypress

Cypress Essential Oil

Asthmatics could benefit a lot from Cypress as it reduces wheezing and keeps them protected from dust, especially because if s a great disinfectant and is also anti-spasmodic.

Aside from that, cypress also suppresses coughing and relieves breathing difficulties.

How to use:

  1. Vaporize or inhale through a diffuser to alleviate allergies, asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
  2. Add to your favorite cream or lotion and massage on your skin.
  3. Use as massage oil for your back, temples, and wrists.
  4. Add to foot soak to deodorize the feet.

04. Lemon

Lemon relieves respiratory issues and also protects one’s immunity.

As Lemon is a great anti-microbial agent, it’s able to prevent respiratory inflammation caused by dust and other allergens and could also cleanse one’s environment, too.

How to use:

  1. Add a few drops to tea and drink it – this also relieves sore throat!
  2. Apply 2 to 3 drops to blisters or cold sores.
  3. Apply a few drops to your nails to relieve fungus and strengthen the nails.
  4. Rub on hands for sanitary purposes.
  5. Massage 2 to 4 drops behind the ears and on your temples.

05. Patchouli

Patchouli Essential Oil

While too strong for some, Patchouli is actually extremely beneficial because it’s said to heal from the inside and out!
Patchouli prevents dust allergies and could also be used to prevent and treat dry, chaffed skin, as well as prevent hair and skin from being too oily. It’s also used for meditation and relaxation purposes as it is extremely calming!

How to use:

  1. Massage on the skin to prevent allergies, cellulites, and wrinkles.
  2. Apply a few drops on your sheets or on your wrists.
  3. Dab a few drops on your skin to soothe burns, scrapes, and cuts as well as insect bites.
  4. Dab under the underarms.
  5. Add to shampoo/conditioner and use.

06. Cassia Bark

Cassia Bark Essential Oil

Cassia Bark Oil also works against dust allergies and also heals viral infections and improves blood circulation which works against a lot of medical problems!

Aside from that, Cassia Bark also eases depression, cures diarrhea, treats vomiting and nausea and fights microbial infections in the body, as well as relieves joint pain, too!

How to use:

  1. Dilute with mild carrier oil and apply on reflex points around the feet.
  2. Apply topically on skin, especially on affected areas.
  3. Dilute with carrier oil and massage over the abdomen.
  4. Diffuse around the room.

07. Frankincense

Aside from its religious significance, Frankincense is also amazing because it relieves respiratory problems that may have been caused by dust.

Aside from that, this essential oil is also able to soothe skin problems such as burns, inflammations, cuts, and acne.
Apply topically on the skin, on temples, or around the neck. It’s up to you whether you want to dilute it or not.

08. Lemongrass

Lemongrass Essential Oil

Known as a natural painkiller, Lemongrass Essential Oil is also important because it works against dust allergies and can help against most viral infections because it has antiseptic and antifungal properties!

It also prevents and relieves itchy skin and acne, and also prevents the skin from being overly oily, too!

How to use:

  1. Mix with jojoba or sweet almond oil and massage all over the body.
  2. Add 2 drops to a bowl filled with warm water and let your feet be soaked for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Blend with bath soap or bath water!

09. Rosemary

Rosemary isn’t just great for cooking, it relives respiratory pain caused by dust, too, mostly because it has this refreshing, herbal smell that could really calm anyone – and their nerves – down!

Rosemary also heals sensitive organs such as the heart, liver and brain, and clears the air tracts, too!

How to use:

  1. Add 2 drops to your hands and cup hands over your mouth for a minute or two.
  2. Diffuse oil around the room, apply to toes, or rub around the neck and temples.
  3. Massage one to two drops to throat and chest areas.

10. Palmarosa

Palmarosa Essential Oil

Also known as Mother Nature’s moisturizer, Palmarosa clears the air tracts and also keeps one safe from skin diseases caused by dust, pollen, and other allergens.

Palmarosa works best against acne, eczema, abscess and psoriasis, and also lessens infections from fever, and relieves anxiety in general, making it one of the most important oils out there.

How to use:

  1. Mix a few drops with skincare creams or ointments and use normally.
  2. Massage 2 drops of it with coconut oil on your skin.
  3. Add to bathwater.
  4. Add to 2 to 3 drops to diffuser or vaporizer. You can use it as air freshener, too!

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