Essential Oil Gargle Recipe for Irritated Throats

Essential Oil Gargle Recipe for Irritated Throats

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Any time my throat starts to feel a little irritated, I use this simple Essential Oil Gargle Recipe for Irritated Throats.  I swear by it!

Essential Oil Gargle Recipe for Irritated Throats

Place the following essential oils in a small glass of warm water, and gargle. Try to get as far back in your throat as possible. Do it several times a day until your throat no longer feels irritated.

You can also add these essential oils to a cup of hot tea with some honey.

  • On Guard Protective Blend–1 drop
  • Melaleuca (Tea Tree)–1 drop
  • Lemon–2-3 drops

Happy Gargling!

Essential Oil Gargle Recipe for Irritated Throats
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PS–I also love Throat Coat tea, by Traditional Medicinals. Read more about their awesome teas here: Tea Time: Traditional Medicinals Herbal Teas for Self Care.

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  1. Arlene on 12/03/2017 at 1:00 pm

    Do you swallow or spit it out ? I ask since you can mix it with warm tea.

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