of Eucalyptus Oil
works as an expectorant and helps cleanse your body of
and harmful microorganisms that can make you feel sick. One of
most effective ways to utilize eucalyptus for colds is to drop
of the essential oil into your diffuser before going to sleep so you
take advantage of the healing benefits all night long.
more acute situations, you can make a steam bath by pouring a cup
boiling water into a bowl, and then mix 10 drops of eucalyptus EO,
a towel over your head and inhale deeply for five–10 minutes.
few drops eucalyptus oil with some coconut or olive oil gives your
a nice moisturizing pick-me-up. This is especially great to ward off
and an itchy scalp. Also, eucalyptus is used as a natural remedy
lice in replacement of chemical treatments.
EO is an excellent cleanser to remove grease and grime from
workday and can rejuvenate sore hands and feet when mixed into
salt bath. Simply mix sea salt, Epsom salt and eucalyptus oil to
grease and dirt for good.
study from NYU Medical School found that using eucalyptus was
at treating sinusitis. Patients experienced faster improvement
supplementing with eucalyptus oil for allergies and sinus issues.
study had participants take eucalyptus oil internally, and it’s
to gargle with it to clear the throat.
only does eucalyptus give a nice, fresh fragrance to your home
but it adds vital anti-microbial properties as well. You can’t go
putting several drops into pretty much everything: soap, laundry
mop water, toilet cleaner, window cleaner … the list goes on!
you’re battling smelly shoes or a stinky dog bed, topically wash
to remove odors with a wet rag soaked in eucalyptus oil-infused
and place outside to dry in the sun. This can prevent odors as
as keep the shape intact! You may also mix it with lemon oil or tea
oil for an anti-stink spray.
putting a few drops into your vacuum and clothes dryer filters to
them up and sanitize them a little. Also, it’s great for killing
in your home, and you can mix eucalyptus with other oils like
and tea tree oil to cleanse the air and maintain a mold-free home.
lemon essential oil, eucalyptus oil is highly effective at removing
on your carpet, clothes and basically every fabric you have in the
It even works to get gum off your shoes! Make sure to “test” it
inconspicuous place first just to make sure the oil doesn’t react
with the material you treat. You just don’t know what’s in the
essential oil is highly effective for treating respiratory
such as asthma, bronchitis, COPD, pneumonia and even
Using eucalyptus for asthma is a proven treatment that
the blood vessels and allows more oxygen into the lungs. Simply
eucalyptus oil, peppermint oil and coconut oil for a Homemade
Rub, and put on upper chest.
oil has antimicrobial and antiseptic properties that are
at treating wounds, burns, cuts, abrasions, sores and scrapes. It
can be made into a salve or healing ointment and put on bug bites
stings. Along with acting as a natural pain reliever to the area, it
the area from getting infected, which speeds healing.
list goes on, but don’t forget to use eucalyptus on your pets! It’s
to be safe in pretty much any way that you would use it on
Just be sure to keep it out of eyes and any open wounds!
Final Word of Warning
the versatility of this particular essential oil, it is important to
consume essential oils internally. Inhale in the form of
is safe in certain situations, but it is always better to
with an herbalist or an aroma therapist before embarking on this
of alternative treatment. Also, due to high concentration of
in these oils, undiluted oils can bet very powerful and
when your skin is directly exposed to it.