Eucalyptus Essentials Oil
Eucalyptus essential oil is used for alleviating the symptoms of illness of the upper respiratory tract due to colds. Its effect is most likely attributed to a relatively high volume of cineol. Eucalyptus essential oil has antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory effects, which are associated with decreasing the level of nitric oxide, which plays an important role in the pathogenesis of inflammations.
Star Anise Essential Oil
Star anise alone or in relation with others, is a widespread means of alleviating colds. In traditional medicine, star anise is also used as a favorable active remedy for colic and rheumatism. Star anise essential oils have antimicrobial and antiviral effects.