Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus
Origin : Australia
Extraction : From the fresh or partially dried leaves and young twigs
Traditional use: It is known for its use in inhalants and vapor rubs, and as a household disinfectant and cleaner.
Burners and vaporizers (Aromatherapy)
In aromatherapy, Eucalyptus oil may be used for frequent sneezing, flu, sinus, respiratory problems, insect repellant, clearing headaches and helping to improve concentration.
Blended massage oil or in the bath
Eucalyptus oil can be used in blended massage oil, or diluted in the bath, to assist with arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, mucous congestion, colds, headaches, rheumatism, sinusitis, catarrh, fatigue and muscular aches and pains.
In a cream or lotion
Apart from giving pain relief to muscular spasms and rheumatism, Eucalyptus oil can help speed up the healing of slow healing wounds and ulcers, calm skin eruptions and clear congested skin.
When Eucalyptus oil is diluted with water for a gargle, it can be used to sooth a sore throat.
Properties : Analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-neuralgic, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, astringent, balsamic, cicatrisant, decongestant, deodorant, depurative, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, hypoglycaemic, rubefacient, stimulant, vermifuge and vulnerary
Blends well with: Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cypress, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Thyme