Eucalyptus essential oil (or Eucalyptus Blue) is extracted through steam distillation from the leaves and twigs of Eucalyptus globulus tree, native to Australia. This tree is also commonly known as the Australian Blue Gum.
The tree has been used historically for hundreds of years by the Australian people for its medicinal effects. In modern medicine, it is commonly used as an ingredient in cold and cough medicine, sweets for throat ailments, toothpaste and sports ointments.
Eucalyptus essential oil is one of the top essential oils that every household should have. Besides being antiseptic and anaesthetic, it has many healing properties. It is most commonly used by people with sinus, cough, blocked or congested nose. It is also very popular for treating coughs and colds. Used in a massage oil, it has a warming effect that relieves muscle aches and pains.
Aroma: Strong, fresh and medicinal
Perfume Note: Top
Effective respiratory conditions such as coughs and colds
Decongest blocked or congested nose
Relieves fevers, infectious illness
Reduces extreme mood swings
Reduces mental exhaustion and poor concentration
Useful in treating urinary tract infection
Relieves muscle aches
Suggestions and Usage:
Add to sitz bath for treatment of urinary tract infection
Diffuse using a mist diffuser, heat vaporizer or candle burner
Dilute with carrier oil and massage to body
Inhale through a facial steam bath or add a few drops to handkerchief or tissue