Eucalyptus is a fast-growing evergreen tree, leaves and the essential oil is used in the treatment for a range of conditions. Eucalyptus oil is used as an antiseptic, for cosmetic purposes, as a perfume, features in creams and ointments, relieves muscle and joint pain. As an ingredient in many over-the-counter products, it is used to reduce symptoms of colds, coughs, and congestion. Indian Ayurvedic has incorporated eucalyptus oil in many treatments.
Amazing Uses of Eucalyptus oil
Add a drop of Eucalyptus oil on the bottom of your feet before you go to bed for a more restful sleep.
Can be used for healing wounds, ulcers, burns, cuts, abrasions, and sores. It is also an effective salve for stings and insect bites.
Effective in treating respiratory problems, like a cough, cold, running nose, sinus, asthma, nasal congestion. Simply massage 1-3 drops onto the chest, soothing effect of eucalyptus aroma and vapors will calm the throat and enlarge the blood vessels, which will allow more oxygen into the lungs to achieve normal breathing.
The anti-inflammatory properties of eucalyptus essential oil relieve asthma symptoms. Gargling eucalyptus oil mixed with warm water consistently is effective in treating sore throats.
Nasal congestion - take a bath with a few drops of Eucalyptus oil mixed into the water to help support breathing.
Eucalyptus oil provides wonderful aromatherapy, it is powerfully stimulating and refreshing. This oil is perfect for boosting concentration and keep your energy level elevated.
Like lemon, eucalyptus oil is effective at removing spots (even gum) from carpets, clothing, and other fabrics!
Combining hot water and eucalyptus essential oil will act as a best natural floor cleaner. To clean wood floors, fill a spray bottle with hot water and add 5 drops of Eucalyptus essential oil, spray and wipe clean. For another type of floors, add 15 drops to a gallon of hot water and mop.
Add a drop or two of Eucalyptus essential oil to the toilet before it gets used, replaces all those chemical bathroom sprays.
Prepare Eucalyptus Oil as a cream or warming balm for topical application to soothe muscles and sore joints.
It is a good bug repellent and natural pesticide can be also used as a natural treatment for lice. Eucalyptus oil makes it a perfect room freshener, kills germs and bacteria in the air.
Antibacterial and antiseptic qualities of eucalyptus essential oil relieve the signs and symptoms of tuberculosis by clearing the lungs and reducing inflammation. Apply on the chest and the back, over the area of the lungs.
Always consult with your doctor before using eucalyptus oil to treat asthma.
It is highly recommended to consult with a medical professional, especially if you are likely to suffering from seizures, liver or kidney disease, low blood pressure.
Pregnant women and breastfeeding women should avoid using Eucalyptus oil.
Eucalyptus oil is toxic if swallowed in large quantities. Adults should be caution when using eucalyptus oil for oral care.
Rubbing eucalyptus oil or products on chest rubs, salves, etc, should not be applied to children under 6 years of age. Also, children should not be allowed to use eucalyptus oil for oral care. Consult with your pediatrician before using eucalyptus oil or products containing eucalyptus to treat children.