The Cold and Flu Season is fast approaching. So what are your options if you prefer not to get a flu vaccine, but still want to protect yourself. Did you know that there are several essential oils that can help you to boost your immune system? Prevention is always the best way to go. But what if you do come down with a cold, or even the all over aches and pains that come with the flu? And how about the respiratory complications that accompany so many of the illnesses floating around this time of year? Well look no further! See our list below for the Top Ten Essential Oils to have in your “medicine cabinet” during cold and flu season.

1. Thieves Oil: Thieves is a blend of Clove, Lemon, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus, and Rosemary. The oil blend is antiviral, antiseptic, and antibacterial. It works well in a diffuser to purify the air in your home and is extremely effective at warding off illness when rubbed on the bottom of the feet once a day.

2. Lemon Essential Oil: With it’s high vitamin content it helps boost the body’s immune systemand stimulates the production of white blood cells thereby increasing your body’s effectiveess at fighting off illness.