Steam Inhalation Basics
Clear your head!
Steam inhalation for sinus congestion coughs, or stuffy nose is very effective.
To get great results, all you need is:
- Hot water
- A bowl
- A towel
- One drop of essential oil.
Watch the video below for simple steam inhalation instructions:
Steam Inhalation is Simple!
This is a great way to stay healthy during cold and flu season. Take a few minutes 2-3 times a week for steam inhalations to support the health of your respiratory tract. It’s quick and effective!
Essential oils for steam inhalation
- Eucalyptus globulous (for people over 10 only)
- Cedarwood (Juniperus virginiana)
- Black Spruce (Picea mariana)
There are other essential oils, I’m just giving you the ones that I like to use. If you are brand new to essential oils and steam inhalation, start with one of these three. Experiment, notice your experience, and then try other essential oils. Remember, all you need is one drop – a little goes a long way!
Acupressure Points for Sinus Congestion
Caring for ourselves naturally is even better when we combine different approaches. When I have a stuffy nose or sinus congestion, I use steam inhalations and acupressure. Now that you have mastered steam inhalations, go check out acupressure points to relieve sinus congestion.