Olbas Oil Inhalant


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12 ml 30 ml

Price £4.99

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What is Olbas Oil Inhalant

Olbas oil is a mixture of decongestant oils that release exclusive vapors, which helps you to relieve nasal congestion symptoms quickly.

How effective is Olbas Oil?

Olbas oil is among the best products that you can use to relieve nasal congestion. This product contains various active ingredients like clove, cajeput, and peppermint. These ingredients produce relaxing aromatics after use that enter the body, providing soothing and invigorating sensations to the bronchial and nasal areas. 

Also, Olbas oil is a licensed drug, thus showing that it meets high health standards. So, you can trust this product with your health and that it will deliver the promised results. In addition, studies show that using Olbas oil is an effective way of treating nasal congestion, provided you use it correctly.

Can I buy Olbas oil online?

Many sites sell Olbas online, thus making it easily accessible. You can order this oil in different amounts and get it delivered the following day. Always research thoroughly before purchasing Olbas oil online. Why? Doing so allows you to determine the best and most reliable site to buy from. That way, you receive the oil on the promised day hence enabling you to start enjoying the benefits almost immediately. 

Olbas oil does not require any special prescription. However, you can visit experts like Click Pharmacy to help you get quality advice on the best dosages to follow and if you are fit to use this product.

What dose should I choose?

Olbas oil comes in a 28 ml bottle that contains a significant percentage of each active ingredient. This product is suitable for children who are three months old and over. Children from three months to about two years should use about four drops of Olbas oil. Kids above two years should use eight to twelve drops. Adults can even use 20 drops. However, it is better that you use it in moderation to avoid experiencing side effects, if any.

How should I take Olbas oil?

If your child is less than two years old, sprinkle about four drops onto a clean handkerchief, then place it near the nose. For a kid above two years, sprinkle the drops into a tissue or pint of hot water, then make him/her inhale the vapors for about 3 minutes.

There are several ways that adults can take Olbas oil. These include:

There are several ways that adults can take Olbas oil. These include:

  1. Inhalation

You can add 20 drops in a bowl of hot water, then place a towel over the head as you breathe in the vapors deeply for around 5 to 10 minutes. Tucking a drop of Olbas oil in a pillowcase at night will also help you stimulate the breathing passages effectively.

  1. Body Massage

You can apply the oil on your entire body and massage it slowly or on the affected area to get faster results. When massaging your head with this oil, ensure you focus on the temples and forehead to give the ingredients an easy penetration. However, avoid contact with the eyes.

  1. Compress

Add around 10-20 drops of this oil to a bowl of cold or hot water. Submerse a clean cloth inside, wring it out, then place it on the affected area. Compress the area for some minutes until you feel the relaxing and soothing sensations.

You can use Olbas oil for as long as your nasal congestion exists. You can combine using Olbas oil with other methods like taking long showers and staying hydrated to increase the chances of treating nasal congestion faster and more effectively.

How does Olbas oil work?

Olbas oil is a natural oil formula that contains different essential oils. These oils provide soothing and refreshing sensations to your bronchial and nasal areas, thus helping you to treat any catarrh, colds, and blocked sinuses without causing severe side effects. Also, using this oil helps you relieve joint and muscle discomfort, hence making it a vital multi-purpose product that you must have.

How long do I take Olbas oil for before I notice a difference?

The amount of time that it can take to experience the soothing effects of Olbas oil vary from person to person. Some people feel its benefits immediately after use. However, some have to wait for several minutes before feeling the effects kicking in. So, you should not use more oil if you don’t feel the soothing effects, as they will kick in eventually in less than 10 minutes.

What are the side effects of Olbas oil?

Like all medications, Olbas oil also causes some side effects. This product can cause these side effects if not used in moderation. However, it is common to experience effects like allergic reactions, even if you use it accurately. If you experience allergic reactions or any other side effect that you suspect might be from using this oil, then consult with a qualified doctor to get the best solution.

When shouldn’t I take Olbas oil?

Avoid using Olbas oil if you are pregnant, planning on getting pregnant, or are breastfeeding. Why? Using this oil can negatively affect your pregnancy if some of the ingredients reach the baby. 

You should also not use Olbas oil if you are allergic to any of its active ingredients, as that might cause severe rashes. Avoid using Olbas oil if it’s expired. Doing that can cause more severe allergic reactions or even other serious side effects.

What is the difference between Olbas oil, and other similar products such as Menthol and Eucalyptus inhalation, and Strong Undiluted Pure Essential Oil for Colds Blocked Nose Sinus Decongestant Oil?

Olbas oil is a more natural product compared to products like Menthol and Eucalyptus inhalation and Strong Undiluted Pure Essential Oil for Colds Blocked Nose Sinus Decongestant Oil. Also, it contains various active ingredients. So, Olbas oil is more effective when it comes to relieving nasal congestion without causing severe side effects, hence making it more preferable.

How should I give my child Olbas Oil Inhalant Decongestant?

For children aged 3 months to 2 years old you should add 4 drops of Olbas Oil Inhalant Decongestant to a clean tissue or cloth and place it near the child's nose so that the vapours can be inhaled.

For children over the age of 2 years old you should add about 8 to 12 drops of Olbas Oil Inhalant Decongestant to a clean tissue or cloth and place it near the child's nose so that the vapours can be inhaled.

If used in moderation, Olbas Oil Inhalant Decongestant should not cause any side effects. This is because the oil contains active and inactive ingredients that do not cause harm to the body or interfere with other parts. If you experience any side effects or problems from using Olbas Oil Inhalant Decongestant, it may be due to you not using this product in moderation.

Always read the patient information leaflet before starting your treatment. The patient information can be found here.

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Last reviewed 11 April 2023

Superintendent Pharmacist GPhC No.2220953

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