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

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Eucalyptus leaves
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)

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

Properties[edit]

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).