Croup is a viral infection that’s most common in children and babies during the colder months of the year. Croup is a respiratory illness known for its loud, barking cough and inflammation of the throat. Croup can cause severe issues with breathing. It is important to seek medical attention
Please seek medical attention if your child struggles to breathe or makes noisy, high-pitched breathing sounds when inhaling and exhaling.
Dilution ratios for roller bottle blends:
Use a humidifier to infuse the air with moisture and soothe dry coughs. Steam followed by cool air will help to soothe the chest and open airways.
Diffuser Essential Blend: 2 drops of Marjoram, and 2 drops of Rosemary (to break up congestion), 1 l drop of Lemon, 2 drops of Peppermint, 2 drops of doTerra's OnGuard, 2 drops Eucalyptus and 2 drops of Melaleuca. You could find these oils here.
Roller Bottle Blend: Marjoram, thyme, frankincense and sandalwood oil . Use carrier oil such as Fractionated Coconut Oil (found here), Sweet Almond Oil, or Jojoba Oil and refer to the chart below for proper dilution ratios. You could purchase a pre-made Croup roller bottle blend here.