Try This Steam Therapy Treatment At Home

Contributed by Diamond Sydnor

It is safe to say the Coronavirus pandemic has us all concerned as we quarantine in our homes. Shelves in stores are emptying quickly as customers buy products that are known for strengthening the immune system. Some of the products include Black Seed Oil, Elderberry, Colloidal Silver, Sea Moss etc. Those products depending on size can run you about 30 to 60 bucks.

With businesses closing down, spending that kind of money is not ideal or considered essential at the moment for many of us. At home remedies that grandma did for us during those days we were sick with common colds or a fever is just as popular today as it was then. Did you know that steam therapy will help you build, clean, and strengthen your immune system and organs without spending that kind of money?


What is steam therapy? Steam therapy is the inhalation of water vapor. The warm moist air is known to work by, loosening mucus in the nasal passages, throat, and lungs. The mucus in our bodies can carry toxins that can weaken our systems. Covid-19 is known for attacking our immune systems and the lungs. Covid-19 causes the lungs to fill with fluid causing fatal pneumonia. Steam therapy will help the lungs to constantly drain the fluid aiding them to stay free of toxins.

Now that you know some of the benefits associated with steam therapy, let’s discuss how to properly set up a steam therapy session!

1. Fill up any pot you have at home with water. It can be tap water, purified water, or even distilled.

2. Optional: Add some spices, essential oils, or fruits that have healing properties. Some of the fruits include lemon, lime, grapefruit, and oranges. Ideas for spices are garlic, ginger, cayenne, and cinnamon. If you’re feeling fancy drop a couple of dashes of eucalyptus, peppermint, or even lavender oil into the pot.

3. Step 2 is completely optional you can always use just plain water and reap the same benefits of the steam therapy session.

4. Turn on the stove and boil the water.

5. Once the water has boiled turn the stove off remove the pot to a safe destination.

6. Grab a towel and drape it over your head creating a tent like structure.

7. Lastly, begin breathing in this miracle concoction you’ve created. Breathe in through your nose and mouth.

8. Beware, you will feel the mucus begin to loosen from all passages.

In order to feel and see the benefits of the steam therapy, you should try to steam for 20 mins a day morning and night right before bed.