Homemade steam recipes for decongestion




4. Eucalyptus, sage, ginkgo, rosemary and peppermint. It's another unbelievable recipe to try. If you are not yet familiar with ginkgo, watch out because it's about to become your new favorite herb. The University of Maryland Medical Center explains that leaves from the Ginkgo biloba tree have been used to treat everything from blood disorders to memory loss. Ginkgo is useful in a decongestant steam because of its high concentration of antioxidants, which fight harmful particles in the body.
5. Elderflower, peppermint, juniper, goldenseal and echinacea. Each of these ingredients can be found in health-food stores. They may not be the everyday staples lying around your pantry, but according to Love to Know, when used in consort, they make a mean brew against flu.
6. Peppermint, rosemary and eucalyptus. The Indian Spot proved that congestion can be treated by several essential oils , including peppermint, rosemary and eucalyptus oils. You can simply add the antiseptic propesrtiess of rosemary to the classically soothing combination of peppermint and eucalyptus.
7. Lavender, rosemary and oregano. The Indian Spot formula is particularly useful against sinus and bacterial infections. Believe or not, you would think to keep this steam on your stove  sine die because it surprisingly smells wonderful.
8. Ginger and orange peel. Luckily, Mystical Magical Herbs reports in a study that ginger contains properties that help to break up congestion and stimulates circulation, whereas orange peel works as an antibacterial product, which results in reducing phlegm. For the purpose of reaching fantastic results, you should try making a steam of fresh ginger root and orange peel first and then combine them well to make a tasty tea.