It’s Holidays! Ready For Action!

24 Aug 2020 - 14:44 by Joana Marques Wallace
  • Last week’s theme was all about what the immune system is and how to boost it so we can be better prepared to fight bacteria and virus infections that can cause serious illness conditions.

    The holiday season can be the cause of a lot of stress for body and mind for many reasons. Either because you are traveling, or for those who have children, you want to be sure that you are prepared for any situation, or because you will have the whole family at home and that could be stressful. There is panoply of reasons that could affect the holidays.

    This week's article is designed to give ideas on how to best cope with stress during the holidays using essential oils, as well as being perfectly prepared in case of an emergency while being away from home.

    Whether you spend your holidays at home or venture to an unknown destination you can be absolutely prepared using essential oils. Nusaroma has a complete Holiday Kit available on the online store and ready for your vacation. Here you have other some great essential oils to add to your traveling kit:

    1. Black Pepper Essential Oil
      Blackpepper Essential Oil Nusaroma
      This is one of the best essential oils to relax your muscles when they are aching. Black pepper essential oil is a good anti-inflammatory and has a warming feel. It’s a great addition especially if you walk around with a heavy backpack all day. It is very useful for stimulating circulation and the immune system, reducing fatigue, stimulating muscles, overcoming colds and pain, anti-bacterial oil.

    2. Peppermint Essential Oil
      Peppermint Essential Oil
      It can be used to treat an upset stomach. It helps to relax the stomach a little and can help with travel sickness. Peppermint essential oil gives a fresh aroma and cold sensation so it can relieve muscle aches when used topically. Can also help digestion; overcome nausea; headaches, and travel sickness. This oil is useful for treating cold and cough symptoms, nausea and menstrual problems.

    3. Tea Tree Essential Oil
      Tea Tree Essential Oil
      It’s perfect for taking to tropical locations because it really helps with insect bites. Tea tree essential oil is also perfect for drying out pimples and making them smaller and less noticeable. It can also help with any bumps and scratches you get while traveling. Tea Tree oil has strong antiseptic properties and the ability to treat wounds. This oil has been documented in medical studies and functions to treat acne, bacterial infections, chicken pox, respiratory infections, fungal infections, insect repellent and natural deodorants.

    4. Lemon Essential Oil
      Lemon Essential Oil
      Lemon essential oil is extracted from lemons, with the botanical name Citrus limonum. Lemon is anti-bacterial, and can be used in household cleaning products. Like Juniper Berry, lemon can also stimulate the immune system. With time changes, new foods, and other experiences can cause upset stomachs when traveling you can add a few drops of lemon essential oil to a glass of water and drink to help your discomfort. 

      It is also very beneficial when dealing with a sore throat, add a few drops of lemon essential oil to hot water and honey and sip to reduce sore throat pain. Inhaling lemon essential oil or applying it to the soles of the feet helps with seasonal allergies, asthma, and related respiratory issues. If you travel with an essential oil diffuser, diffusing lemon essential oil is another way to attack allergies head on. 

      Since citrus oils can cause skin sensitivity it is recommended to not have sun exposure after applying a citrus essential oil.

    5. Frankincense Serrata Essential Oil
      Frankincense serrata essential oil
      This essential oil has calming properties, and is useful for visualizing, enhancing one's spiritual connection and helping to deal with stress. Helpful when you want to improve your skin’s health, whether is dry skin, reducing the signs of aging, or the appearance of stretch marks and scars. 

      Frankincense Serrata essential oil is highly recommended for women due to its abilities to help regulate your menstrual cycle; help alleviate symptoms of menstruation and menopause. 

      Very effective to boost your immune system, especially when you are traveling by airplane and want to keep germs away from you and your family, and it can also relax during a flight working as a natural sedative.

    6. Rose Alba Essential Oil
      Rose essential oil
      Rose oil has a strong floral aroma. Rose Alba essential oil has been known for being used for beauty skin products such as anti-aging. It helps to refine, tightened and refresh the skin. It also has amazing relaxing properties by working straight on the emotional heart; calms and soothes the mind and emotions. It helps melt away the stresses of a hectic travel day and recharges me for the following day.

    7. Bergamot Essential Oil
      Bergamot Essential Oil
      It’s well known for its very sweet aroma. Bergamot essential oils is often used as a natural deodorant, antibiotic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, analgesic, antidepressant, soothing disinfectant and heat-reducing agents. It can also help to reduce traveling anxiety by adding 1 drop on your wrist, hanky or scarf. 

      This essential oil is also well known by numerous of health benefits including aiding in sleep and raising spirits.

    8. Eucalyptus Essential Oil
      Eucalyptus Essential Oil
      This essential oil has a refreshing aroma. It’s used in steam inhalation or inhalers to treat cold & flu; to help break down mucus; to overcome a respiratory infection; as a fever reliever and antiseptic; antibacterial and antiviral.

      Eucalyptus essential oil works well as an insect repellent, especially on long hikes under dense canopies. With essential oils, a little goes a long way, but one has to be sure it doesn’t have adverse effects, so a patch test might be a good idea before regular usage.

    9. Citronella Essential Oil
      Many are the applications and usages of this essential oil. For its antiseptic, antimicrobial and antifungal properties it can be used to sterilize air; as a mosquito repellent; to treat pain in joints; reduce inflammation and infections.

    10. Lavender Essential Oil
      Lavender Essential Oil
      This is a most useful essential oil anyone should have at home and especially while traveling. To start it helps to relax your body and mind allowing you to have restful sleep and manage stress. It is one of the safest essential oils to be inhaled. Lavender essential oil is also recommended to treat acne; relieves pain; good for hair as well and can help against eczema. It has many positive results when used as a bug repellent.


    Essential oils are pure form and it always should be diluted before applied on your skin. To do so you can use vegetal or animal oil such as coconut, jojoba, olive, sweet almond, often called “Carrier Oils”. Here you have some examples of these Carrier oils, available on online store and some insight information about a few of them:

    #1 JOJOBA

    Jojoba Oil

    For many of us this is the go-to carrier oil when traveling. Jojoba makes a great moisturiser, and it’s safe to use everywhere: body, hair and even face. Although you do have to be careful not to over apply, too much can cause a greasy effect. It’s moisturising properties are extremely effective sunburn; is gentle to use on your face, including close to your eyes, so makes the perfect natural makeup remover. It doesn’t have any chemicals, unlike commercial products, and the moisturising effect makes me feel like the makeup hasn’t dried my skin.

    #2 COCONUT (Virgin Coconut Oil VCO)

    Virgin Coconut Oil

    You can use it for nearly every beauty or health emergency you encounter on the road. It works as a makeup remover; as a balm for chapped lips; as a leave-in conditioner for sun-damaged hair; rub it over cuts and scrapes due to its anti-fungal and antibacterial properties. Virgin Coconut oil has antioxidant properties that are very good for protecting skin from free radical damage because it contains vitamins A, B and E, as well as phosphorus, calcium, iron, manganese and magnesium.


    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil can moisturize, soften, prevent loss of moisture, survive against external damage, and increase skin regeneration.



    Grapeseed oil is found in many cosmetic products such as face creams, lip balms, and sunscreens, as an antiseptic and efficacy agent to help improve skin.


    In Conclusion

    Traveling comes with a few unexpected events we can all relate to. Headaches, jet lag, sore muscles, bug bites, exhaustion, and a wide variety of stomach pains can all make your vacation a bit less than pleasant. Instead of waiting to see if anything happens, which eventually will especially if you travel with children, plan ahead with your essential oils. There are many ways to use essential oils wherever you are that will allow you to always be prepare for any situation. If you prefer topical application you can always use small sized roll-on bottles, spray glass bottles where you will dilute pure essential oils with a carrier oil or simply filtered water. You can also apply the essential oils on necklaces, bracelets or other natural jewellery to serve as aromatherapy.

    These are few ideas to help you stay safe and at the same time have what you need while you are away from home. Plan ahead and be wise!

    I hope you enjoyed this week’s article. I would love to answer all your questions and help you to continue this journey and make big changes in your life. Just post your comment bellow.

    Thank you!

    Joana Marques Wallace 



Artikel Lainnya

Membuat Pembersih Ruangan Alami Menggunakan Lemon Organic Essential Oil

Membuat Pembersih Ruangan Alami Menggunakan Lemon Organic Essential Oil

Moms, khawatir dengan pembersih ruangan yang sekarang digunakan karena ada campuran bahan kimia? Yuk, kita  coba buat sendiri pembersih ruangan yang alami menggunakan Lemon Organic essential oil sebagai bahan campurannya. Hati jadi lebih tenang karena produk yang digunakan aman & alami... Read More

Lebih dekat Dengan Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Lebih dekat Dengan Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus adalah jenis tanaman Myrtaceae yang berasal dari Australia dan beberapa spesies-nya juga ditemukan di Indonesia. Eucalyptus memiliki 700 jenis di seluruh dunia. Sekitar 500 jenis diolah menjadi essential oil terutama dari spesies Eucalyptus globulus yang lebih dikenal sebagai... Read More

Rekomendasi Essential Oil Blends untuk Bantu Atasi Mual & Perut Kembung

Rekomendasi Essential Oil Blends untuk Bantu Atasi Mual & Perut Kembung

Musim hujan datang, daya tahan tubuh harus semakin dijaga. Kami rekomendasikan essential oil tips untuk Anda yang sering merasa mual &kembung karena udara dingin di musim hujan ini. Oil blend ini juga baik untuk bantu mengatasi perut yang sering ber-gas & mengalami masalah pencernaan... Read More

How to make potpourri at home

How to make potpourri at home

Scents will usually make a person feel more relaxed, whether at work or leisure. The source of fragrances can be artificial fragrances that use natural ingredients. For those of you who like natural ingredients, potpourri is a type of air freshener that you can make yourself at home Potpourri is... Read More

The difference between Peppermint, Spearmint and Cornmint

The difference between Peppermint, Spearmint and Cornmint

Still confused about the differences between the three types of mint Nusaroma variants? Peppermint, Spearmint, and Cornmint, along with an explanation Peppermint (Mentha piperita) Leaf shape: Green leaves with reddish leaf bones, tapered leaf tips, jagged leaf edges, rough surface like hair, and... Read More

Peppermint for focus the child

Peppermint for focus the child

Lack of concentration is a problem that is often experienced by children. Each child, has a different focus point or time frame for concentration. This can also be influenced by various things or certain factors. As wise parents, we also need to recognize what is on the minds of children Then how... Read More

Easy Breath

Easy Breath

Healthy breathing is characterized by an overall calmer and more stable breathing pattern. If you have trouble breathing, it means your breathing is being disturbed. Factors that affect respiration are air pollution, stress, smoking, the home environment, lack of exercise, bacterial infections, etc... Read More

How to get quality sleep?

How to get quality sleep?

How to improve the quality of sleep Sleep is a rest-activity that is needed by humans. Sleep quality is determined by the adequate amount of time we sleep. Changes in sleep patterns occur due to late activity, staying up longer at night, or suffering from insomnia Lack of sleep causes us... Read More

5 Essential Oil Favorit Yang Wajib Anda Miliki

5 Essential Oil Favorit Yang Wajib Anda Miliki

Pada saat pandemi seperti sekarang ini banyak orang yang mulai menerapkan pola hidup sehat dan menggunakan essential oil, mungkin Anda termasuk salah satunya. Namun karena ada begitu banyak varian essential oil, Anda mungkin tidak yakin harus memulai dari mana. Terutama ketika Anda baru pertama... Read More

Dialog Title
Dialog body text goes here.