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

Eucalyptus leaves
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)

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

PropertiesEdit

 
Eucalyptus globulus essential oil.

ImmunologicalEdit

Helps fight colds, flu other viral infections.

RespiratoryEdit

Alleviates asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, sinusitis and coughs.

SkinEdit

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

UrologicalEdit

Alleviates urinary tract infections.

CautionEdit

  • 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).