Niaouli is a strong antiseptic, antibacterial oil. It also has strong decongestant properties, which make it appropriate for treating head and chest colds . In addition, it helps clear the head mentally, as well, since it has a stimulating and uplifting effect.For a daytime respiratory blend, try mixing it with peppermint, eucalyptus, and either pine or fir. A really energizing blend when you are fighting a cold and want to stay in bed, but can't. Essential Oils are highly volatile, meaning they readily evaporate, transforming from liquid to vapour. Keep your oils out of sunlight, but do not refrigerate.When deciding on a lid, there are a few things to keep in mind. Droppers are great when working on recipes, because you can count the drops, but if you store the dropper in the vial, the oil will eventually deteriorate the rubber, ruining your precious oil. So, store separately, especially if you do not use the oil promptly. Wands are good for skin application. The reducers are good for thinner viscosity oils but not for heavy oils like frankincense. Tap the bottom of the bottle to deliver the oil. Cautions: This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. Information contained on this website may not be complete or accurate. Do not use Essential Oils while pregnant and NEVER, EVER INGEST ANY ESSENTIAL OIL. As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.