The leaves and mature branches of the eucalyptus tree are steamed distilled to produce the oil. Its fresh, camphor-like scent is uplifting and mentally stimulating, aiding in concentration.
Diffuse it in a room after you have had a verbal argument or if you feel the ‘vibes’ in a room are negative. It is said to balance extremes of mood.
Eucalyptus is a great expectorant and decongestant and is used in many popular chest rubs. Relieves bronchitis, sinusitis and lung congestion since its great at removing excess mucous and decreasing inflammation.
Make your own chest rub using it in a carrier oil and possibly in a blend with other essential oils (rosemary, peppermint, frankincense).
Has antimicrobial aspects, which aid in relieving colds, flu. A great idea is to put it in a spray bottle diluted with water and spray the room or environment during and after illness to help stop the spread of infection.
Eucalyptus has a many other uses and can be used for bruises, headache, swollen lymphs, migraines, skin infections and sprains.
10 ml, 50 ml