Use energising eucalyptus essential oil if you are feeling tired, run down or are prone to colds. It is best known for its fighting power against chesty coughs and colds and it has probably been used to rub many a chest over the years!
It helps to clear the mind and focus concentration.
It feels cool to the skin and yet warms the muscles.
Eucalyptus was a traditional remedy of the Australian aborigines, used for healing wounds, reducing fever and combating infections. They also used to burn leaves for fumigation.
There are over 300 varieties of Eucalyptus with around 15 that give a valuable essential oil. They are one of the tallest trees in the world growing as high as 480 feet.
Eucalyptus globulus, Eucalyptus citriadora, Eucalyptus radiata and others.
Australia, Spain, Portugal, USA, China, Brazil, Southern Africa.
Common Method Of Extraction:
Steam distillation of the leaves.
Penetrating, fresh, balsamic and camphorous.
Decongestant, antiseptic, expectorant, analgesic, stimulant, anti-viral, bactericide, febrifuge, rubefacient, muscle relaxer
See the glossary for definitions!
Mind, Spirit and Body:
Helps heal skin infections.
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