Known for its detoxing properties, a few drops of myrrh essential oil can help with expelling toxins and mucus when you’re down with the flu. It’s also a natural antioxidant and comes with anti-bacterial benefits, so feel free to diffuse this in your room when the flu bug is going around. Have a fever? Drop a few drops of this onto your cold compress. Just remember that this a complementary thing and you still need to see a doctor for medical help.