Eucalyptus Essential Oil In Brief

Eucalyptus Essential Oil is effective at reducing pain, swelling and inflammation. It’s also clinically proven, when inhaled, to significantly lower blood pressure and pain levels in patients who’ve had total knee replacements.

Eucalyptus Essential Oil Main Uses

  • Earaches
  • Fever
  • Infections, including parasitic infection
  • Mental clarity
  • Respiratory conditions + colds + flu + fever + bronchitis + pneumonia + catarrh + sinusitis
  • Pain + inflammation when applied topically
  • Disinfecting homes + laundry
  • Energy boosting
  • Asthma + allergies
  • Relaxation + nervous tension + muscular pain + arthritis + rheumatism
  • Urinary infection + cystitis

Eucalyptus Essential Oil For Skincare

  • Skin irritations
  • Insect bite salve
  • Shingles
  • Wound healing

Eucalyptus Essential Oil Extraction Method: Steam distillation

Active Constituents: eucalyptol, aka cineole + a-Pinene + (+)-Limonene + Globulol + (E)-Pinocarveol

Combines well with: Mints of all kinds + melissa + lemon + thyme + rosemary +  marjoram; + geranium + lavender + cedarwood + sandalwood essential oils.

Substitute oils: Rosemary for respiratory conditions + Sweet Orange

Contraindications: Eucalyptus is fatal if 3.5 ml, or above, of undiluted oil is consumed. Signs of eucalyptus poisoning include stomach pain + burning + dizziness + muscle weakness + pupil contraction + feelings of suffocation etc… In lesser doses Eucalyptus can still cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea.

Eucalyptus Oil Interesting Fact: Eucalyptus is also known as Tasmanian Blue Gum

 

 

 

 

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