Uses and Health Benefits of Eucalyptus Essential Oil in Aromatherapy

The health benefits of Eucalyptus Oil are well-familiar and its stuffs include several things like anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant, deodorant, antiseptic and antibacterial as well as great stimulating qualities. This oil is absolutely colorless and has an individual taste and scent. Although this essential oil has one of the most essential properties of a typical volatile oil, it was not well-known in Aromatherapy but day by day the oil is gaining and attracting immense popularity due to its several health benefits.

Source of Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus Essential oil is collected from fresh leaves of the tall, green eucalyptus tree. The tree is also familiar as fever tree, blue gum tree and or stringy bark tree, though it is fully depends on where is the tree is situated in the world. The tree is a native to Australia and has seen also in other countries in the world such as South Africa and Europe. Many western countries now a day are producing this essential oil but Australia is producing much more higher in quality and quantity comparing with other countries in the world.

Health benefits of eucalyptus oil

Eucalyptus Essential Oil is rich in different antiseptic qualities due to its germicidal quality. Thus the oil is very effective for insect bites and stings. Additionally the oil is good for cold, cough, runny nose, sore throat, asthma, nasal congestion, bronchitis and sinusitis. Its anit-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory and decongestant properties are good for several ailments. This essential oil is a best oil for asthma, one can use it only a few drop onto the chest in relieving and soothing effect of the aroma and vapors that will surely have a calming effect on the throat and dilate the blood vessels, which brings more oxygen into the lungs and helps to get a normal breath in a minimum period of time. This essential oil is good for joint and muscle pain, its germicidal properties helps in relieving cavities, dental plaque, gingivitis and different dental problems. Eucalyptus is good for different purposes, sometimes used for the purpose of the airways for people who have a cold and or flu, which is based on peppermint product. It is used in so many medicines for upper respiratory conditions because it clears out viruses and bacteria. Eucalyptus is considered an antiseptic. Eucalyptus essential oil is used for cleaning out residual energy in aromatherapy. Eucalyptus essential oil is extracted from Eucalyptus globulus of the Myrtaceae family and is also known as Tasmanian blue gum or blue gum. In present time this essential oil are widely using in aromatherapy, this essential oil helps to clear the mind and focus concentration, while reducing swelling in the mucus membranes. Eucalyptus essential oil valuable in fighting respiratory problems, fighting inflammation and sore muscles, rheumatism, headaches and nervous exhaustion, and also very much useful in healing and soothing skin eruptions. Eucalyptus has a clear, sharp, fresh and very distinctive smell, is pale yellow in color and watery in viscosity. Chemical components of eucalyptus oil are a-pinene, b-pinene, a-phellandrene, aromadendrene, epiglobulol, piperitone and globulol.

Therapeutic Properties of Euclyptus Essential Oil

The therapeutic properties of eucalyptus oil are analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-neuralgic, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, astringent, balsamic, cicatrisant, decongestant and vulnerary. Eucalyptus essential oil is very much helpful for headaches, fevers, ailments of the respiratory tract, muscular aches and pains and in skin care The essential oil is also effective against bacteria – especially staphylococci, and has a refreshing and stimulating action on the mind, helping to improve concentration.

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