Eucalyptus oil is extracted from eucalyptus trees and it has a powerful medicinal properties. It is used in so many ways and here is why you should always have it at home.
Eucalyptus oil can be used to reduce the symptoms of bronchitis. Mix a few drops of eucalyptus essential oil with a carrier oil and then rub it on your chest. Your blood vessels will dilate and that will provide a greater supply of airflow to your lungs. Those who suffer from asthma can also benefit from eucalyptus oil.
There are proves that daily application prevents asthma attacks. Moreover, it is recommended to gargle with eucalyptus oil in order to clear the throat.
Colds and Flu
Eucalyptus oil has a variety of antiseptic, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. You can clear your sinuses by breathing in eucalyptus fumes and at the same time you will take in molecules that strengthen your body’s ability to fight off infection. Place few drops of eucalyptus oil in a bowl of boiling water, cover your head with a towel and breathe in the fumes.
The antibacterial and antiviral properties of eucalyptus, protect your body against skin infections. Rubbing the oil on the affected area (cute, scrape or insect bite) lessens the risk of infection. Also, it acts as a natural pain relief and speeds up the healing process. Even if you already have a skin infection, you can still apply to your skin.
Muscle and Joint Pain
Eucalyptus oil has a strong anti-inflammatory effect and it is highly recommended for muscle pain.
Mix 8-10 drops of eucalyptus oil with 1-2 tablespoons of carrier oil. Warm it up by rubbing your hands together, then massage onto painful areas. Follow up by covering your joints with a warm towel and relaxing before rinsing it off.
Eucalyptus oil can keep you in good health and that’s why you need to have it.
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