10 Essential Oils for Colds to Get Rid of Sore Throats and Sniffling

"Essential oils are most commonly seen in our skincare, haircare, and homecare products, but there has been a lot more research lately about how essential oils can boost our moods, heal our bodies, and even help treat and prevent sickness," explains Adina Grigore, the founder of the organic skincare brand S.W. Basics and author of Just the Essentials: How Essential Oils Can Heal Your Skin, Improve Your Health, and Detox Your Life. "Beginning thousands of years ago and across a range of cultures—the ancient civilizations of Egypt, China, India, and Rome, to name a few—essential oils were critical elements in healing and wellness rites." Since it's cold season, Grigore revealed the best essential oils for helping with those terrible symptoms.