Eucalyptus oil benefits are far and wide

Uses for eucalyptus oil vary from treating colds, coughs, flu, bronchitis and catarrh conditions to name but a few…

Eucalyptus is a tree that was originally native to Australia however, it is now found worldwide and there are estimated to be in excess 300 species not all of which are suitable for producing the essential oil used in aromatherapy. The trees can grow to well over 100 meters and have highly scented oil rich leaves and twigs.

The Aborigines of Australia have for centuries used eucalyptus leaves to cleanse and sterilise wounds and also soothe fevers.

When eucalyptus was introduced to Africa it was planted in marshy areas where malaria and other infectious diseases were rife.  It was found that the eucalyptus oil benefits that came from plating these tree in these areas gave rise to its other name of “fever tree”.

The essential oil produced from the leaves and twigs of the tree, by a process of steam distillation The oil has a sharp and fresh lemony scent with a touch of camphor. It blends well with many other oils including Cedarwood, lavender, cypress, peppermint, lemon, grapefruit, tangerine and pine.

How to use eucalyptus oil

Uses for eucalyptus oil are many as a medicine and in aromatherapy.

It is a useful decongestants and often used for treating colds, coughs, flu, bronchitis and catarrh conditions. The oil has strong antiviral and antibacterial properties making it popular in sprays that can be used in a sick room environment providing both a fresh pleasant aroma and reducing airborne bacteria. Eucalyptus is known to stimulate the mind and the body, particularly the immune system which can help with deterring infectious diseases.

Eucalyptus oil can be used in the bath, as a room fragrance, and as an inhalant. When combined with other oils such as rosemary, sweet almond or lavender it will produce a safe warming massage oil that will ease aching joints and muscles.

Even though the eucalyptus oil benefits are great, some care should be taken when using eucalyptus oil (it is not generally recommended for use on babies) as it can irritate sensitive skins, so it is advised that the correct dilution suggestions are observed.

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Author: travmies

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