Olbas® Oil is a herbal medicine, composed of 3 different essential oils. Olbas® Oil is suitable for inhaling and massaging. It is used for colds, catarrh, sore throats and coughs.
Use & dosage
Dry inhalation: Sprinkle a few (1-3) drops onto a clean handkerchief and inhale.
Steam inhalation: Add 3-5 drops of Olbas® Oil to a bowl of hot water and inhale the vapours. As soon as the oil has evaporated, add 3-5 drops to the water again. Continue this steam inhalation for a maximum of 10 minutes. After the treatment, stay warm.
Massage onto the neck and chest: Massage up to 5 times a day with Olbas® Oil (10-20 drops) and cover to keep warm.
Wash hands well after use. The eyes and mucous membranes should not come into contact with the medicine.
The use and safety of Olbas® Oil for children and youths has not been tested. Follow the dosage stated on the package label or by your doctor. If you think that the effect of the medicine is not strong enough or too strong, speak to your doctor, pharmacist or chemist.
1 g oil contains: peppermint oil 435 mg, eucalyptus oil 400 mg, cajeput oil 100 mg, aromatica (wintergreen oil, juniper berry oil, clove oil).
1 g oil is equivalent to 1.09 ml or approx. 40 drops.
10, 25 and 50 ml bottles.
Available in pharmacies and drugstores.
This is an officially authorized medicinal product. You should obtain advice from an expert and read the package label.
Translation of the Swiss patient information and/or specialised information.