The Benefits And Uses of Eucalyptus Essential Oil

January 23, 2019

 

 

As the name suggests, eucalyptus essential oil is an essential oil that has been extracted and refined from the leaves and fruits of eucalyptus and has been manufactured through strict means. Eucalyptus, also known as eucalyptus, is a small, medium-sized woody plant. The nascent leaves are blue in the heart shape, and once mature, turn to dark brown with a strong aroma. There are a wide variety of eucalyptus trees, with 522 species and 150 varieties. Planted in Australia, China, Portugal, Brazil, Spain, Africa, and other regions.

 

Eucalyptus essential oil extracts are made from fresh or semi-dried leaves and nascent shoots by conventional methods of steam distillation. In Australia, eucalyptus is regarded as a gift from nature. Today, eucalyptus trees are found in tropical and subtropical regions. Its eucalyptus essential oil with sweet and sweet aroma is one of the essential oils that has been widely used to date.

 

Eucalyptus essential oil is a colorless to pale yellow liquid. It is suitable for oily and neutral skin, improves the blocking of the skin, balances oil secretion, and is effective for acne. Cool and deep texture can relieve the greasy feeling of the scalp or hair. In addition, it can be combined with the aromatherapy method. The fragrant smell of eucalyptus essential oil helps calm emotions, clears the mind, concentrates the mind, increases the coordination and pleasure of communication, calms the fluctuating mood, and relieves the extremely excited and provocative mental state.

 

The five major benefits of eucalyptus essential oil:  

    • Eucalyptus essential oil has good antibacterial and bactericidal properties and is therefore often used as a raw material for soaps, deodorants, perfumes, and other personal hygiene products. When eucalyptus essential oils permeate the air, it can help prevent bacteria from spreading and disinfecting the air.
    • Eucalyptus essential oil mixed with warm water is not only helpful to your sore throat but can be used in many kinds of toothpaste and mouthwash and other dental health products. The faint aroma can also be a natural mouthwash with a fresh breath and a good day of life.
    • You can add a few drops of eucalyptus oil to the dog's bath water to prevent parasites and lice. (Note: just for dogs, don't use it for cats) It can be used as a massage oil in combination with other essential oils to provide a calming effect.
    • If suffering from dandruff, you can add 10 drops of eucalyptus oil to the shampoo when washing your hair.
    • Eucalyptus essential oil, which has a high oxygen content, is a very good respiratory physiotherapy oil, and it's effective for asthma, influenza, upper respiratory tract infection (bronchitis, cough) lymphatic infection, etc.

 

Then how to use the oil?

 

1. Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy can make people feel happy, and help eliminate the dizziness, relieve irritability and confusion. It can also clean the air, reducing the proliferation of pathogenic microorganisms which are harmful to the human body.

 

Take some eucalyptus base oil, drip them into the oil diffuser with clear water in, turn on the diffuser, make the essential oil volatilize the room, and slowly take a deep breath to enjoy the fragrance which will help relieve the nervousness. Eucalyptus essential oil can be used to clean indoor air and sterilize, especially for preventing respiratory infections. Fumigation in the room during the flu can prevent infection.

 

2. Use in Bathing

Eucalyptus essential oil can be used in bathing. Drip 4-6 drops of eucalyptus essential oil into warm water. After fully stirring, add that into the bathtub which is with water around 39 °C. Eucalyptus essential oil is not easy to dissolve in water, it can be Add essential oils to the base oil, milk, honey, bath salts to mix with water. Then you can soak your whole body or part for 10-20 minutes.

 

3. Massage

Add 20ml of aromatic base oil to a small blending bowl, then add eucalyptus essential oil. Dilute it proportionally, apply it gently and evenly to the desired part, and massage the essential oil into the skin to reach the body's meridian system.

 

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