Inhalant decongestant. Provides immediate relief for catarrh, colds sinuses. A mixture of essential pure plant oils originated in Switzerland for relief of bronchial nasal congestion hay fever by inhalation for symptomatic relief of muscular pain.
Olbas oil is a mixture of essential oils which gives off a vapour that helps clear congestion. It also acts as a counter irritant, relieving pain when applied externally. Olbas oil is a blend of pure plant oils originated in Switzerland for the relief of bronchial and nasal congestion, hay fever and minor infections of the respiratory tract by inhalation. Olbas oil also relieves the symptoms of muscular pain and stiffness, including back ache, sciatica, lumbago, fibrositis and rheumatic pain by application to the skin.
Has been used for the relief of bronchial and nasal congestion, hay fever and minor infections of the respiratory tract, by inhalation. Has also been used to relieve the symptoms of muscular pain and stiffness, including back ache, sciatica, lumbago, fibrositis and rheumatic pain by application to the skin.
Active ingredients (w/w): Cajuput oil BPC 18.5%, clove oil BP 0.1%, eucalyptus oil BP 35.45%, juniper berry oil BPC '49 2.70%, levomenthol BP 4.10%, methyl salicylate 3.7%, Mint oil, partly Dementholised BP 35.45%.
As an inhalant: Adults and children aged 2 and over: Inhale 2 or 3 drops from a tissue to clear painful sinuses and nasal congestion. Supervision may be necessary with young children.
At night, sprinkle 2 or 3 drops onto a tissue placed inside a pillow case for relief at night time.
Children 3 months - to 2 years of age: Place 1 drop on a tissue and hold nose to, but not touching, the child and allow the child to breath in the vapour. At night place 1 drop on a tissue and place in the room, out of the child's reach.
The recommended dose may be added to hot water and the vapour inhaled, or left in the bedroom overnight. Ensure hot water is kept out of the reach of children.
As an external rub: Apply with gentle massage to the painful area, three times a day.
Precautions when using Olbas oil. Olbas oil may cause a stinging sensation if it comes into contact with delicate skin. The effect is not serious and lasts only a short while. If olbas is accidentally swallowed seek medial advice. If olbas oil comes into direct contact with the surface of the eye, wash thoroughly and seek medical advice. If you experience any unusual reaction to the product talk to your health care professional and discontinue use. Not suitable for babies under 3 months old. For inhalation or external use on unbroken skin only. Storing Olbas oil. Keep out of sight and reach of children. Do not use after the expiry date shown of the carton and label. Do not use if the cap seal is broken. Avoid contact with plastic and other delicate materials.