Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus oil comes from the leaves and twigs of the Eucalyptus globulus tree. It has a woody scent.

Eucalyptus leaves
Eucalyptus leaves
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)

Properties Edit

 
Eucalyptus globulus essential oil.

Immunological Edit

Helps fight colds, flu other viral infections.

Respiratory Edit

Alleviates asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, sinusitis and coughs.

Skin Edit

Relieves herpes, burns and minor wounds. Improves athlete's foot.

Urological Edit

Alleviates urinary tract infections.

Caution Edit

  • Don't ingest eucalyptus oil.
  • Don't use eucalyptus oil if you have epilepsy.
  • Don't use eucalyptus oil if you have hypertension (high blood pressure).