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diy cold & flu chest rub recipe

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  • Author: Katrina


An all-natural chest rub recipe that uses essential oils, making it delicate enough for the whole family and perfect for the upcoming cold and flu months.


  • 1 x 300g jar of coconut oil
  • 1015 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • 10 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 10 drops tea tree essential oil
  • 1015 drops lavender essential oil


  1. Heat the coconut oil until it turns to liquid, then add into a glass mixing dish.
  2. Add essential oils.
  3. Mix together in bowl until everything is combined.
  4. Scoop into clean jar, with airtight lid (make sure jar has been sterilised beforehand by soaking in hot water and tea tree essential oil).
  5. Allow mixture to re-solidify in room temperature or for easier use, just put in fridge until hard.
  6. Store at room temperature – will last for a year.


Coconut oil will melt in summer so store in the fridge.

Recipe originally Eco. Modern Essential.

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