July 17, 2017: Teena from Australia writes Earth Clinic: “Homemade Vicks helping lung congestion & capacity
Just thought I’d post our results on using homemade Vicks on family member’s lung congestion and capacity. Inspired from this site when my kids were sick and I was using the petroleum Vicks, I made some using Olive oil, cocoa butter (to thicken), and essentials oils eucalyptus, peppermint, clove, lemon, spearmint and nutmeg. It helped the children then had my in laws come to stay. Mother in law has been told she has one and a half lungs only due to illness. To walk from bed to bathroom she would be out of breath. Also on the plane over they had to give her oxygen.
To my Vicks Brew, I added several drops of pre diluted oregano oil and we applied this front and back of her lungs at night.
Also in the cool mist vaporiser I fill with water ( it only takes about 350 mls) I add 7 drops lemon essential oil, 10 drops peppermint essential oil and about 16 drops eucalyptus essential oil. She says she can feel the warmth penetrating her chest.
Well, after a week she is coughing less and yesterday she went shopping and did not have to stop frequently. I am also instructing her to eat garlic clove twice a day and to her tea turmeric or ginger or clove or cinnamon or cayenne. Actually when I make it I use all of this combination. I know if she were to inhale h202 she would be healed much faster but I need to give something she can emulate back home. I am now preparing a jar of my concoction she can take back with her. Hope this helps someone else who wants to ease into natural remedies.”
If you try Teena’s wonderful vapor rub for COPD, please let us know if it helped!