Children: Avoid using on children under 10 years.
Aromatically, Eucalyptus Globulus essential oil has a fresh, woody and bright medicinal aroma. The term camphorous is sometimes used to describe the medicinal characteristics of Eucalyptus essential oil. It's the 1,8 cineole that is responsible for giving the oil its distinctive Eucalyptus aroma.
There are over 900 different species of Eucalyptus, of which at least 500 produce essential oils. Native to Tasmania and Australia where it is a traditional home remedy, the leaves of this tree were historically smoked to improve difficulties in breathing.
It’s one of the best essential oils for sore throats, cough, seasonal allergies and headaches. Eucalyptus oil benefits are due to its ability to stimulate immunity, provide antioxidant protection and improve respiratory circulation.
Surprisingly for an antimicrobial substance, there are also immune-stimulatory, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, analgesic, and spasmolytic effects. Of the white blood cells, monocytes and macrophages are most affected.
Application by either vapor inhalation or oral route provides benefit for both purulent and non-purulent respiratory problems, such as bronchitis, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Researchers have found that its “broad-spectrum antimicrobial action make it an attractive alternative to pharmaceuticals.” This is why Eucalyptus essential oil is commonly used in products to fight foreign pathogens and different forms of infections.
Eucalyptol, or 1,8-cineole, which accounts for 70 - 90% of the contents of Eucalyptus oil, has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effects.
Eucalyptus has a refreshing and stimulating action on the mind, helping to improve concentration. It is associated with the alleviation of grief and sorrow, as well as opening the heart and intellect while equalizing emotions.
Researchers have found that essential oil blend also had muscle-relaxing and mentally relaxing effects.
Eucalyptus essential oil boasts analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antineuralgic properties. Its pain-relieving effects make it especially helpful in soothing strained and aching muscles as well as neuralgia, or pain extending in a nerve or group of nerves. Therefore, it is a highly recommended alternative treatment to rheumatism, sprains, stiff or strained muscles, lumbago, fibrosis, and nerve pain.
Improves respiratory conditions
Improves seasonal allergies
Muscle pain reliever
Incenct bite soother
Immune system booster
Aids wound care
Boosts mental clarity.
Submitted by OperaDreamhouse (2018-10-16)