Eucaluptus Essential Oils - Benefits and recommendations
Eucalyptus oil is from the myrtle family and is famous for its pungent but sweet and refreshing aroma. In fact, this is the reason and its refreshing, stimulating benefits why it’s extensively used in inhalers, mouthwashes, liniments and vapor rubs.
Extensive healing properties
The oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the eucalyptus plant and is most commonly used for treating respiratory diseases including congestion and colds.
This is thanks to its decongestant, disinfectant, antibacterial, antiseptic, analgesic, diuretic, deodorant, stimulating and other related medicinal features.
Increase Focus and Get Rid of Headaches
This is a top choice to use for improving concentration, focus, and as an insect repellent.
Its cooling elements make it helpful for treating fevers, headaches, migraines and helps relieve muscle aches and pains.
It also helps:
- Relieve congestion
- Treat respiratory tract infections
- Treat asthma and bronchitis
- Give relief from sinus pain
- Boost body immunity
How to Use
The oil can be applied topically to effectively treat insect bites and boils, wounds, burns and even give relief to sore muscles.
Adding a few drops of the oil to a pot of boiling water and inhaling its steam will help clear congestion and related respiratory problems.
You can also add a few drops to a spray water bottle eliminate kitchen and bathroom odors.
Note of caution: it is not advised for pregnant and breastfeeding women to use eucalyptus oil, or for people with epilepsy.