You can use these oils individually in a burner of diffuser – or blend two or more together for a stronger synergy. A pleasant blend, I think, to the nose, is 1 drop lemongrass, 2 drops lemon and 2 drops bergamot. This blend is not only air cleaning, but hugely uplifting too.
For a completely different essential oil blend that is helpful in clearing the air, our earlier blog focused on our Spicy Heaven blend. This has a very festive, Christmassy smell, but the cinnamon, clove & frankincense (sweet orange is the other ingredient) can be a powerful help to banish unwanted airborne infections.
It may not be possible to use an oil burner or diffuser when at work, but you can still have an essential oil or blend on a tissue so that you can inhale when possible during the day.
Tea tree, eucalyptus & bergamot are also believed to be immunostimulants. They are again helpful to lift your immune system when the stress of the Christmas preparations depletes it, or everyone has the cold or flu around you.
If you have a complex medical history/medications always check with your GP before using essential oils, or ask a qualified aromatherapist
(for Aromapothecary followers – part 2 of treatments for bug bites will follow in the 2016)