This or That: Blends for Respiratory Health

by Bella Martinez April 11, 2019

This or That: Blends for Respiratory Health

We often don’t appreciate the simplicity of breathing until congestion, asthma and respiratory infections descend upon us. Thankfully, you can get back to breathing normally in a snap with one of five Edens Garden’s natural synergy blends for respiratory health. But with five blends to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you?

At Edens Garden, we offer multiple blends targeted at the same issue because we understand that synergy blends aren’t one size fits all. Everyone’s chemistry is different, and just as with medication, what works for one may be ineffective to another. Between differences in aroma preference and how well a blend may work for an individual, we feel it’s important to offer options so that everyone can find their perfect blend. With that said, here’s a breakdown of the differences and similarities between our blends that promote respiratory health so you can choose the one that’s right for you.

Breathe Easier

Ingredients: Lemon, Peppermint, Eucalyptus and Rosemary

If you enjoy the aroma of OTC vapor rubs, Breathe Easier is for you. This four-ingredient miracle blend has been a staple for Edens Garden fans for years. It acts to improve immunity, fight bacteria and microbes while dispelling mucus and coughs. Not coincidentally, this blend is a favorite when cold and flu season rolls around.

Breathe In, Breathe Out

Ingredients: Silver Fir, Lavender, Lemon, Frankincense, Sweet Marjoram, Lime, Roman Chamomile, Vetiver, Damiana, Ginger, Spearmint, Vanilla CO2

Formulated to allow optimal inhales and exhales, Breathe In, Breathe Out is immensely effective, yet gentle enough to be used on kids 2+. Aside from clearing airways, there is no common denominator when it comes to the oils in this blend. Derived from fir needles, flower petals, citruses, resins, roots and leaves, this blend combines the healing powers of a variety of plant types, parts and origins, giving it an advantageous complexity.

Deep Breath

Ingredients: Laurel Leaf, Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Tea Tree, Lemon, Ravintsara, and Cardamom

The newest addition to our collection for better respiratory health, Deep Breath is already captivating audiences everywhere. With Deep Breath, you get the best of both worlds, as this blend contains many of the same oils as Breathe Easier and Exhale. From serious infections to minor cold and flu, Deep Breath is a powerhouse and our top pick for some much-needed support.


Ingredients: Eucalyptus, Lemon, Tea Tree, Peppermint and Ravensara

Similar to Breathe Easier (sans Rosemary, plus Ravensara and Tea Tree), Exhale is revitalizing to those with congestion, allergies, sinus problems and general respiratory issues. This refreshing blend is a breath of fresh air to anyone feeling bogged down. Additionally, it’s a helpful sidekick to blends like Guardian, Fighting Five and Immunity.

Respiratory Ease

Ingredients: Moroccan Rosemary, Cardamom, Juniper Berry and Hyssop

With an ingredient list unlike other breathing blends we offer, Respiratory Ease contains complex oils that go beyond simple breath work. This blend is great for alternating between other respiratory synergies to increase effectiveness and ensure your body doesn’t become immune to any one blend. Respiratory Ease is recommended for minor cold and flu symptoms.

What’s your favorite blend for respiratory health? Let us know in the comments section!

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Edens Garden

July 16, 2021 at 8:37 am

Hi Amber! For respiratory issues, it’s typically better to diffuse for most cases, therefore the choice becomes yours on whether you want the oil in a blend or roll-on. Note, we also recommend checking with your doctor before using essential oils if you have a health concern. We hope this helps!


July 16, 2021 at 7:25 am

I have respiratory issues after having COVID and now having long COVID for the last six months. I am a cough, congestion, shortness of breath, and general respiratory issues that go along with it plus allergies on top of it. I am going to get Exhale, Deep Breath, and Breathe Easier. Which of these would you recommend for a diffuser and which would be best as a roll-on? Thanks!

Edens Garden

December 3, 2020 at 3:22 pm

Hi Carla! Unfortunately, we cannot give the ratios to the oils in our blends as our formulas are proprietary. If you’re using the essential oils for respiratory health, we suggest using your blend in an inhaler.

Carla Haugan

December 3, 2020 at 2:21 pm

I have the oils to make my own breathe easier. If I wanted to do my own blend, what concentration should I do. Also, is it better to make an inhaler or a roller? Thanks.

Edens Garden

November 30, 2020 at 12:41 pm

Hi Mary! You can use any carrier oil. Our 10 ml Exhale roll-on is prediluted to 5% which equals to 10 drops of Exhale in 10 ml of carrier oil.

Mary Blackburn

November 27, 2020 at 1:24 pm

I’d like to make my own roll-on with Exhale. Which carrier oil do you recommend and what recipe?


Edens Garden

October 22, 2020 at 10:00 am

Hi Janice! We recommend working with an aromatherapist and your doctor who can provide you with safe guidelines that meet your specific needs. Try looking at to find an aromatherapist near you:

Janice M. Johnson

October 22, 2020 at 10:00 am

Which oil would you recommend for mild COPD due to heart issues?