Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)

Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) is Australia’s oldest native medicine. It is common in household products, vapors, medicine. Its fresh clean scent draws people to like this plant. Its healing properties allow it to help with cold and flu-like systems. Helps with sore and tensed muscles. 

How to use eucalyptus essential oil

  • Eucalyptus essential oil can be mixed with carrier oils to make salves and rubs.
  • Diffused for aromatherapy benefits
  • Compressions for sore, stiff muscle
  • Massage, diluted for aliment
  • Mixed with bath soaks to clear congestions

What is Eucalyptus essential oils good for?

Helps heal allergies, blister, burns, chickenpox, colds, cuts and scrapes, flu, insect bites, muscle aches, skin infections.  Reduces ear infections. May reduce fever. Fights infections. Boost mental clarity. Relieves respiratory conditions. Helps reduce pain and inflammation. Aids in disinfecting house and clothing. Remedy for the skin. Remedy for irritation and insect bites.

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How can eucalyptus essential oils help with cold, flu, and congestion?

TechniqueHow to use eucalyptus essential oil?
DiffuserDiffuse for aromatherapy
RubMake into a salve for rubs on pain and aches
Bath SoakAdd a few drops with
MassageRub on ache and pains for relief
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Medicinal properties of eucalyptus essential oil

Acne, analgesic, antimaterial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral, arthritis, bronchitis, candida, colds, cough, decongestions, diuretic, expectorant, fever, flu, intestinal parasites, migraine, muscle pain and stiffness, rheumatism, sinus infections. 

What other oil does eucalyptus blend well with?

Bay, camper, cedarwood, cypress, geranium, German chamomile, ginger, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, lemon eucalyptus, manuka, marjoram, niaouli, orange, oregano, peppermint, petitgrain, pine, roman chamomile, rosemary, spearmint, tea tree, thyme.  


Avoid use for children under 6, pregnant, who suffer from epilepsy, blood pressure, estrogen-dependent cancers. 

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