Eucalyptus is native to Australia, but because of the countless medicinal properties of its products, it is used all around the globe.
The eucalyptus essential oil contains cineole, an organic chemical, which offers numerous medicinal benefits, and here we present you 8 top uses of this healthy oil:
- Wound Treatment
It possesses antimicrobial and antiseptic properties, which help in treating infections, cuts, wounds, burns, scrapes, abrasions, and sores.
- Cold & Flu
The eucalyptus essential oil helps you to clear up mucus, detoxifies the body and eliminates harmful microorganisms.
How to use: Add a few drops into the diffuser before bedtime, or to a cup of boiling water, place a towel over the head and inhale deeply for 5 to 10 minutes.
- Respiratory Problems
As a natural remedy Eucalyptus oil is used in the case of asthma, tuberculosis, COPD, bronchitis, and pneumonia.
How to use: – Mix the eucalyptus essential oil it with coconut oil and some peppermint essential oil and make a homemade vapor rub.
- Allergies and Sinus
It is excellent for fighting the seasonal allergies and inflammation.
How to use: Prepare a steam bath or diffuse it to treat the symptoms of various allergies and inflammation.
- Hair Nourishment
Mix a few drops of the eucalyptus essential oil with coconut or olive oil.
How to use: The mixture is applied to the hair and it successfully treats dandruff, eliminates lice, and supports the health of the hair.
- Hand Cleaner
Prepare the combination of the eucalyptus essential oil with some sea salt and Epsom salt and use it to clean the grease and grime from the hands.
- Deep Cleanser
You can clean the vacuum and dryer and sanitize them.
How to use: Pour a few drops into the vacuum and clothes dryer filters, and it will do its job.
- Home Care
Besides leaving your home smelling fresh and pleasant, the eucalyptus essential oil can act against the microbes, because of its powerful anti-microbial properties.
How to Use it: Add a few drops in the laundry, your toilet or wash water, and use it to clean the clothes and carpet and remove bad odors from the house.