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Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus Essential Oil

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Latin Name:Eucalyptus Globulus

Part of the Plant Used: Leaves and Twigs

Origin: China

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Eucalyptus essential oil is a concentrated liquid containing volatile aromatic compounds from the eucalyptus globulus tree. It is usually distilled, sometimes expressed or solvent extracted. Eucalyptus essential oil is said to be antibacterial, disinfectant and analgesic. It has been used to relieve coughs, colds and other respiratory problems. It relieves muscle and joint pain, and helps heal wounds, burns, ulcers and insect bites. In aromatherapy, eucalyptus is said to promote activity, vitality and energy.

For respiratory problems, a few drops of this oil on a cloth can be inhaled through the mouth and exhaled through the nose for half a minute. It is applied directly to sores, rashes and insect bites. Add a few drops to your bath water to feel invigorated and refreshed. Soak your sore feet in a bowl of warm water with 4-5 drops of this oil for relief. A few drops of oil in a diffuser are said to kill airborne germs and bacteria, a good idea for a sick room. Eucalyptus essential oil is for external use only; Always consult a licensed professional when using as a health remedy.

Essential oils have been understood to have played a role in healing in ancient times in Egypt, China and elsewhere of the world. They are said to be the oldest form of medicine and cosmetics, as they are distilled from plants, they do not involve complicated processes or machinery, but they are an art nonetheless. Due to their healing and aromatic properties, they were considered more valuable than gold to the ancients.

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