Scientifically known as Eucalyptus Globulus, eucalyptus essential oil is famous for its anti-viral properties and anti septic qualities. It has its origins in Australia but now it is also found in Europe, Africa, India and countries with a Mediterranean climate.
- It eases colic, cold, cough and chest problems.
- It is a very effective insect repellent.
- It cures migraines and helpful in diabetes.
How to use
Eucalyptus essential can be used for massages. Mix 2-3 drops of the essential oil into carrier oil or hair oil and blend it well.
Add 4-5 drops of Eucalyptus essential oil to your bath tub or 3-4 drops to the bucket and swish the water gently to mix the oil well. If you have dry skin, add a tablespoon of vegetable oil along with the essential oil.
Use 4-5 drops of Eucalyptus essential oil in a diffuser bowl filled with three quarters of water. Essential oils should never be burnt directly as the chemical structure can get changed with incineration.
- To relieve from asthma, sinusitis conditions, mix 2-3 drops of eucalyptus essential oil into inhalation water. As it vaporises, place a towel over your head and bowl of water and take deep breathes.
- During congestion, use eucalyptus for inhalation by diluting 2-3 drops in water.
- Mix 2-3 drops in carrier oil and apply on temples, chest, throat and forehead to relieve from flu.