Stimuler l'immunité avec les huiles essentielles

Boost immunity with essential oils

Winter is fast approaching, a season full of wonders and challenges. While the snow transforms our landscapes into magical paintings, our bodies must adapt to a more hostile environment: drop in temperature, lack of light, indoor gatherings... It is therefore the ideal time to take care of ourselves and to take actions to help strengthen your immunity. In this process, essential oils can be valuable allies.

Essential oils, treasures of nature

Understanding their benefits of essential oils:

  • Eucalyptus : This oil is recognized for its antimicrobial and immunomodulatory properties, essential for coping with winter attacks.
  • Tea tree : A natural antiseptic effective against various bacteria and viruses, particularly useful during the cold season.
  • Lavender : Perfect for relaxing and sleeping well, this oil also has antibacterial properties.
  • Sweet Orange : Prized for its refreshing and calming aroma, this citrus scent helps reduce stress and anxiety while purifying the ambient air, ideal for a warm interior during winter.
  • Ravintsara : Described as the guardian of the respiratory system, this oil could help strengthen the immune system and has antiviral properties, which makes it an essential ally during the cold season.
  • Cinnamon : Known for its antibacterial and antifungal properties, its spicy and warm aroma adds a festive and protective note during the winter months.
  • Peppermint : Beyond its refreshing effect, this oil helps clear the respiratory tract and soothes muscle pain, essential for facing the challenges of winter.

It is crucial to remember that these oils should be used judiciously, always diluted and never ingested. Experts recommend always performing a skin test before further use to avoid any allergic reactions.

Adopt essential oils during winter

Methods of use

  • Inhalation : Breathe deeply in nature, even on cold winter days. A few drops of essential oil in a bowl of hot water are enough.
  • Skin application : Using a roll-on applicator, apply the diluted oils with a gentle massage to promote their penetration and effects.
  • Hot baths : Add a few drops of essential oil to your bath for maximum relaxation.

Aromatherapy recipes for winter

Recipe for roll-on applicator - “Winter defenses” synergy

  1. Eucalyptus essential oil (5 drops)
  2. Ravintsara essential oil (5 drops)
  3. Tea tree essential oil (5 drops)
  4. Jojoba vegetable oil (to fill the applicator)
  5. Roll-on applicator

Directions : Mix the essential oils and add the jojoba oil to the roll-on applicator. Apply to wrists and neck.

Recipe for spray bottle - “Winter atmosphere” mist

  1. Sweet orange essential oil (10 drops)
  2. Cinnamon essential oil (3 drops)
  3. Distilled water
  4. Bottle - spray

Directions : Mix essential oils with distilled water in a spray bottle. Spray in the air for a warm ambiance.

Recipe for spray bottle - “Polar freshness” air freshener

  1. Peppermint essential oil (8 drops)
  2. Balsam fir essential oil (7 drops)
  3. Lavender essential oil (2 drops)
  4. Distilled water
  5. Bottle - Spray

Directions : Mix the oils in a spray bottle with distilled water. Ideal for refreshing the house.

Maximize the effectiveness of essential oils

Suitable containers, like those discreetly offered by Essanzia, can not only optimize the conservation of essential oil synergies, but also facilitate their application. A well-designed bottle, whether a roll-on applicator or a spray bottle, ensures precise and hygienic use.

Caution and advice

It is essential to obtain information and consult a specialist before starting any new aromatherapy routine. Essential oils are powerful and can cause reactions if used incorrectly. Always ensure the quality of the oils you buy and favor organic products.

Disclaimer : This guide is intended for informational purposes. It is crucial to consult a healthcare professional before changing your habits or starting a new treatment.


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Tips and Warnings

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Want to learn more about how to use these essential oils to improve your well-being? Contact your team of Essanzia experts.

Special Note: Every recipe featured here is based on using doTERRA's Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade (CPTG) essential oils. These essential oils are chosen for their purity and therapeutic efficacy, ensuring the best possible experience.

If you would like to know more about how to use these essential oils to improve your well-being, or if you have specific questions about a recipe, do not hesitate to contact me at the following address: info@essanzia. com

You can also make an appointment for a wellness consultation, in person or by video conference. The Essanzia team and I are here to guide and advise you in your discovery and use of essential oils. Do not hesitate to contact us for any additional information.


The information and recipes contained in blog posts are intended to promote the general use of essential oils and do not constitute medical advice or medical treatment.

Before using any essential oil for any application or recipe, we highly recommend doing a patch test to make sure you don't experience any adverse reactions. Additionally, Essanzia does not explicitly endorse the use of essential oils. Each individual is unique and may react differently.

It is important to note that citrus essential oils can cause photosensitization. We therefore advise not to expose yourself to the sun for several hours after their application.

If in doubt or concern, please consult a qualified healthcare professional. The health and well-being of our readers is our priority.