It has not been proven, scientifically, that any essential oil has specific antiviralc effects. However, anecdotal evidence indicates that the following essential oils have some antiviral effects.
Please follow appropriate safety warnings; many of the most effective antiviral essential oils are truly not safe for use on the skin and would do better in a nebulizing diffuser.
As with any information presented on this page, please use all proper precautions in using these powerful aromaticd essences, and consult a medical practitioner when in doubt.
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AntiViral Essential Oils
- Tea Tree
- Cinnamon Bark
- Thyme (I recommend Linalool)
- True Melissa (against the herpes virus)
- Clove Bud
- Cinnamon Leaf
- Ravensara (said by some to be effective against mononucleosisa, herpes, shinglese, flu, etc.)
- Eucalyptus Radiata
- Eucalyptus Globulus
- Black Pepper
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|aMononucleosis||An abnormally high proportion of monocytes in the blood. (Oil: ravensara)|
|bReflexaromatherapy||The art of combining reflexology and aromatherapy to increase the efficacy of both healing modalities.|
|cAntiviral||Counteracts the effects of viruses. (Oils: cinnamon leaf, cinnamon bark, eucalyptus citriodora, lavender, tea tree, spruce, tansy, swamp paperbark, thuja, thyme, tsuga, vitex, blue cypress, cassia, cistus, cumin, davana, eucalyptus globulus, eucalyptus polybractea, eucalyptus radiata, holy basil, kanuka, ledum, lemon, lime, others)|
|dAromatic||A substance or plant emitting a pleasant and distinctive smell.|
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