Pop 2-3 of these on the shower floor and breathe the scent in 🧘😌🧖🏼‍♀️ #bathbombs #showersteamers #steamer #naturalremedy #diybeauty #selfcaretips

♬ Lofi – Domknowz

Being congested is horrible in so many ways. From the crusty, red nose to the pressure and the headaches, struggling to breathe is awful.

Luckily, there are natural and effective ways to deal with congestion that doesn’t involve modern medicine! @bottegazerowaste shared a step-by-step tutorial on how to make your own all-natural shower steamers to clear your sinuses and help you breathe easier.

To make these DIY shower steamers you’ll need a few simple ingredients:

  • 4 tbsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp citric acid
  • Approx. 20 drops of eucalyptus and peppermint essential oil
  • Water
  • Ice mold

Combine all the ingredients until the mixture has a damp sand consistency. Add the mixture to iced molds, pressing down firmly. Let them air dry for about an hour, and you’re good to go.

Mint shower steamers can be very effective in alleviating congestion . When the shower steamers are placed in the shower, they dissolve slowly and release the essential oil, creating steam that you can inhale. Inhaling steam is an excellent way to loosen mucus and help relieve congestion . Give it a try and see how much better you feel!

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