• HerbSpace
  • Mon,04 2021

Eucalyptus Essential Oil – Keeping infections at bay

Native of Tasmania and Australia, Eucalyptus is popularly known as the main source of food for koala bears. This herb was used by the Aboriginals in their medicinal practices and changes names - Fever Tree, Blue Gum Tree, and Stringy Bark Tree, as it moves around the world.

The healing properties of this tree makes it a widely used essential oil in Chinese, Greek, European and Indian Ayurvedic medicinal systems.

Eucalyptus Tree is believed to be as old as humanity and is said to have originated around the same time as humans appeared on this planet.

Dental Health

The anti-bacterial properties of Eucalyptus Essential Oil help to fight germs that cause bad breath and keeps your mouth fresh and odour-free. This oil also helps prevent plaque build-up and conditions like gingivitis.

Bone Health

Eucalyptus Essential Oil is boon for easing pain and inflammation related to osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It helps relieve the pain by improving blood circulation to that area.

Fights Infection

Another great addition to your First Aid kit, the antiseptic and anti-bacterial qualities of Eucalyptus Essential oil help to heal cuts and wound faster and prevents them from getting infectious. It also keeps bugs away.

Eucalyptus Essential Oil is known to be effective on cold sores, or that raw spot on your lip, easing the symptoms of herpes simplex by reducing pain and accelerating the healing process.

Scalp Health

Eucalyptus Essential Oil’s anti-bacterial properties help fight dandruff and keeps away lice and nits while its regenerative properties encourage new hair growth.

Eucalyptus Essential Oil moisturizes itchy scalp and improves hair elasticity and shine.

Respiratory Health

Eucalyptus Essential Oil is full of anti-bacterial, anti-microbial and decongestant properties that help to relive cough as well as common cold and flu. It clears the chest and loosens mucus so that it can be expelled easily, opening the airways.

Eucalyptus Essential Oil is also known to be beneficial for severe conditions like Bronchitis, Sinusitis and Asthma.