Support your immunity with 3 key ingredients
Have you been feeling under the weather lately? No idea what you've caught, but experiencing symptoms/frequent coughing & shivers? You might have caught a cold already ahead of this winter season.
Have you ever wondered what the secret is for our cough relief series? Planet Remedy strives to deliver traditional remedies to a new generation. Hence, we've included various components in each of our Planet Remedy cough relief series products which have been traditionally used in Western herbal medicine. These help relieve mild bronchial coughs, clear blocked nasal passages, and even reduce the intensity of symptoms associated with mild upper respiratory tract infections.
For this week’s blog, we will unveil the 3 top key ingredients that are professionally and consistently formulated in our cough relief series to help you through the chilly weather ahead.
1. Citrus limon fruit peel oil essential
One of the key ingredients used in our cough relief series is the Citrus lemon fruit peel oil essential oil. Lemons and lemon essential oils have been used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat a wide spectrum of health conditions for over 1,000 years. Lemon essential oil comes from cold-pressing the lemon peel and not the inner fruit which releases its fat soluble phytonutrients, including terpenes, sesquiterpenes, aldehydes, alcohols, esters and sterols. The Planet Remedy team believes that lemon oil stimulates lymphatic drainage, thereby reducing the accumulation of fluids that can cause you to cough.
2. Citrus X paradisi fruit peel oil essential
Another key ingredient used in the formula behind our cough relief series is the Citrus X paradisi fruit peel oil essential. Grapefruit is an orange-tinted, citrus scented oil. Grapefruit essential oil comes from cold-pressing the grapefruit peel and not the inner fruit. Grapefruit oil has potent antibacterial and antimicrobial effects which help to decrease the severity of symptoms of mild upper respiratory tract infections.
3. Eucalyptus globulus branch terminal leafy oil essential
One of the most commonly used remedies in aromatherapy, the eucalyptus oil, it certainly isn't difficult to recognise an eucalyptus tree in Australia with its name given because of the term eucalypt meaning well (eu) and covered (calyptos). Eucalypts come in all shapes and sizes and dominate the landscape from alpine regions to the outback and edges of rainforests. A eucalypt’s leaves are packed with oil glands that produce the aromatic compounds that give us that distinctive scent. These compounds help to protect the tree from pests.
The main actions of eucalyptus are expectorants, antitussive, nasal decongestant and antimicrobial. Two clinical studies have demonstrated that inhalation of eucalyptus oil reduces nasal congestion, proving it is an effective treatment for purulent and non-purulent respiratory infections such as bronchitis, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary airways disease (COPD). Eucalyptus oil is used as symptomatic treatment in obstructive respiratory conditions such as bronchitis, asthma, the common cold and other conditions associated with catarrh of the upper respiratory tract. In Australia, the oil is generally used externally in vaporisers, chest rubs and nasal inhalations.
The combination of components in our cough treatment series as described above, have been traditionally used in western herbal medicine to reduce the severity of your symptoms of mild upper respiratory tract infections allowing you to get through the winter. So, what are you waiting for? Now is the time to get your Planet Remedy Cough Relief spray from your local Pharmacy.
Always read the label and follow the directions for use.
Available soon in Chempro, Chemist Discount Centre, Advantage Pharmacy and your nearest Health Food Stores.