Using Lavender Oil for Getting Relief from Asthma

Asthma is categorized as a respiratory disorder occurring when the dilated blood vessels narrow our airways. Recently obtained statistics show that around 20 million residents of USA are suffering from asthma and the more staggering fact is that 9 million among them are children. One can experience asthma symptoms due to factors like an allergic reaction, stress etc. Medically, asthma is treated with steroids, bronchodilators etc. In this article we’ll be discussing ways of using lavender oil for the treatment of asthma. The sedative and anti-inflammatory properties of lavender oil make it an excellent remedy for asthma.

Lavender Oil Chest Rub for Asthma Patients
  • Pour ¼ cup olive oil in a bowl andLavender oil add 8 drops lavender oil to it. If available, you can also add 2 drops chamomile oil to the mixture. Chamomile oil will enhance the anti-allergic effects of this chest rub due to its antihistamine properties.
  • Now, dip your fingers into the mixture for getting the oil required for performing the massage.
  • Gently rub the oil mix on the chest of the asthma patient before she or she goes to bed. You can also use it during other times of the day if you feel problems with your breathing. Rubbing this oil mix will work by clearing up the patient’s respiratory passageway.
  • The chest rub must be kept on the patient’s chest to allow his or her skin to absorb the essential oils slowly.
Lavender Oil Herbal Steam for Asthma Patients
  • Place the hLavender oil steamumidifier at a place where you will be able to lie down comfortably, preferably your bedroom.
  • Add two drops lavender oil into the humidifier.
  • Next, turn on the humidifier and start breathing normally. This remedy will help you in getting relief from the asthma symptoms, relax the lung spasms and also dissipate the panic associated with the onset of asthma symptoms.
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