Typically associated with flu season, Eucalyptus is a powerful decongestant when diluted in hot water and inhaled. A sharp, distinctive smell eucalyptus certainly has the power to clear the nasal passages even when badly congested. It is antibacterial and antiseptic so also makes a powerful cleaning product ingredient.
One of the most widely known oils, Lavender is famed for its soporific properties and its ability to aide a sleep routine. It is also an antiseptic that can be used in cleaning products. It has a distinctive smell that is fresh and soothing and is excellent in diffusers.
One of the most popular oils, Tea Tree, has a myriad of uses. Being a natural antiseptic and antibacterial it is often used in cleaning products and is an excellent winter protection oil. Diffuse round the home to ward off viruses. Take care around animals that the scent is not too strong.