Eucalyptus Essential Oil(Eucalyptus citriadora):Eucalyptus oil has a clear, sharp and fresh smell. It is very useful in treating flu, headaches, cold & respiratory problems. When blended with a massage oil it can assist with sinusitis, fatigue, muscular aches and pains "Use energizing eucalyptus essential oil if you are feeling tired, run down or are prone to colds. It is best known for its fighting power against chesty coughs and colds and it has probably been used to rub many a chest over the years! It helps to clear the mind and focus concentration. It feels cool to the skin and yet warms the muscles. Properties: Decongestant, antiseptic, expectorant, analgesic, stimulant, anti-viral, bactericide, febrifuge, rubefacient, muscle relaxer. Aromatic application(Mind, Spirit and Body):" The oil is also effective against bacteria - especially staphylococci, and has a refreshing and stimulating action on the mind, helping to improve concentration.
It soothes inflammation and eases mucus, clearing the head from the stuffiness of colds and hay fever.
Eucalyptus oil uses have long been known to include anything regarding the respiratory system, including during asthma attacks, bronchitis infections, colds, and more.
Eucalyptus is another natural mosquito repellent. Eucalyptus has a strong smell that is believed to confuse mosquitoes delicate sense of direction and taste, making it difficult for them to find a host.
Eucalyptus essential oil is excellent for treating all types of fever. It has a profound cooling effect on the body and so lowers temperatures.
Use as a steam inhalation for a natural decongestant treatment for colds and catarrah - it eases nasal congestion, but can also help halt the cold virus.
Use eucalyptus in air sprays as protection against flu and infectious illnesses.
Its antiseptic and healing properties is helpful for cuts, wounds and burns - Do not use without a solution(Dilute).
Eucalyptus essential oil can be used in aromatherapy massage to relieve aching muscles and rheumatic pain. It is a great insect repellant - blend with lavender or bergamot and use as a room spray or mix with a carrier oil to use on yourself.
Use topically or aromatically, massaging into the chest, back and throat, inhaling from a steam tent, or dropping the oil on the shirt collar for Bronchitis.
Add 2 - 3 drops (depending on essential oil) into a teaspoon of honey, whole milk, vegetable oil or other dispersing/diluting agent then add to bath water once you are in the bath.
This method results in absorption through the skin, as well as inhalation of the volatilized essential oil.
Keep eyes closed!
Avoid using on people with high blood pressure or epilepsy.
Since essential oils are highly concentrated, most essential oils can not be applied directly to the skin without being diluted.
Do not apply on wounds, cuts or rashes. If found risky, stop using it.
Do not use more than 2-3 drops in each use.
Do not use with children under age.
Also best to avoid during pregnancy.
May be an irritant to people with sensitive skin.