Breathe Easy - Gentle Blend
Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea), Rosalina (Melaleuca ericafolia), Black Spruce (Picea mariana), Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens), Spearmint (Mentha spicata), Hyssop var decumbens (Hyssopus officinalis)
A gentle blend of essential oils noted to help support sinus and respiratory issues. The oils in this blend are suitable for children, the elderly and those with sensitive skin.
Application Suggestions (See Essential Oil Usage for more information and a dilution chart)
Topical: Dilute with a carrier oil or unscented lotion and apply to back, chest, inner thighs (for lung issues) or as desired.
Inhalation: Diffuse or use a nasal inhaler.
Internal: No suggestions
1. I previously had good results with Respiratory Relief when my little ones were ill, but I had recently purchased Breathe Easy to give it a try. I am very pleased with the results. We diffused and applied topically (diluted). - Nessie
2. The Breathe Easy blend helped my 2.5 year old get better recently - he had a cough, slight fever and just felt awful. I used Breathe Easy diluted on his chest and Plague Defense diluted on his feet, and he is much better ( he still has a bit of a cough but is himself again!!) I haven't put it on him since he has felt better. He also likes the smell of Breathe Easy!! I think that alone helped him feel better. Before I found out about HEO, I used Vicks Baby formula - I absolutely prefer the Breathe Easy!! - Jennifer
3. Breathe Easy is wonderful for adults too. Hubby and I have been using it for a yucky cough we have, and it has helped so much. - Lana
5. My husband worked in the VA hospital in intense second hand smoke for over 30 years. Until the last couple of years he had severe lung issues. Because of that and because of fear of getting anything that could cause congestion, he faithfully got a flu shot every September. By the end of September EVERY year he would have bronchitis - very asthma like - which he would have until the following May. It was the plague of every winter! Long before I knew all I know now about it, I would cring when he would get the shot. Somehow, without conciously connecting it to the shot, I saw it as the beginning of the scary, very long, season. One year - maybe about five years ago now - I suggested he not get the shot. He reluctantly agreed. The end of September came - no bronchitits. We were both causiously amazed! Because of my fear of being wrong, I watched for every symptom! At even a clearing of the throat I would be there with lemon and raw honey. I began to learn about essential oils and started using them if he would be getting a cold, etc. I learned to diffuse and got some oil mixtures for lung damage from Hopewell Essential Oils (Lung Healing and Breathe Easy). We made it though the first year of no serious lung issues. Whew! This year I am convinced his lungs have completely healed. That probably would be considered impossible, but it is the only thing I can conclude. At this point it is several years since either Larry or I have had a cold or any other congestive issue. We refuse any medical intrusion and are so fortunate to have a doctor from Napal who understands. He goes through the routine of 'recommending' but then drops the subject. This year I think he really believed Larry should have the pnomonia shot, but we stood firm. I have the tools provided by the Almighty if we need them. - Margaret
4. Peroxidizer - Use 3% peroxide - 3 bottles of peroxide to 5 bottles of water in a cool mist humidifier. I use the ultrasonic humidifier because it cranks out more volume. Sit in front of it and breathe deeply - pathogens in the lungs and sinuses can't live in an oxygen enriched environment. Usually the flu and so on is gone within 24 hours using this method. You can also put it by your bed or the bed of your children at night when flu and cold strikes. Some have also had good results adding a few drops of lugols iodine solution, which sounds like a good idea to me. - Kay
Avoid contact with the eyes and other sensitive areas. Essential oils are both lipophilic and hydrophobic. Lipophilic means they are attracted to fat— like the membranes of your eyes and skin. They are also hydrophobic, meaning they do not like water. Flushing with water will only send the essential oil back to the eye's membranes. Applying a carrier oil will create another fat for the essential oil to be attracted to other than the membranes of the eyes or skin. Tisserand suggests: "With essential oils, fatty oil has been suggested as an appropriate first aid treatment, though the advantage of saline [eyewash] is that the eyes can be continually flushed, and this is less easy with fatty oil." We’ve not known this to cause permanent injury or long-term discomfort, but if you feel concerned, please call your health care provider.
Tisserand, Robert; Young, Rodney, Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals, Elsevier Health Sciences UK, 2013.