Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Eucalyptus is stimulating, purifying and refreshing. It offers a well know scent characteristic with its sharp, camphoraceous top notes and deep woody undertones. It possesses a wide array of therapeutic properties and many applications.
It is commonly used In steam inhalations to relieve symptoms of colds, flu, and respiratory congestion. There are several essential oils of eucalyptus, among them, that of Eucalyptus Globulus is undoubtedly the most effective and the most powerful at the level of respiratory infections. Its expectorant power is remarkable. It is recommended in case of bronchitis, nasopharyngitis or sinusitis, and in case of oily cough and stuffy nose. It is however reserved for adults, for children choose the Eucalyptus Radiata, more suitable. Eucalyptus Globulus essential oil is highly concentrated in 1,8-cineole and alpha-pinene with antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and antiviral antiparasitic. It constitutes a protective barrier against viruses, thus slowing their progression in the body. Eucalyptus opens up the airways, clears the head and reduces headaches while it helps in meditation by improving breathing and by keeping the mind clear. It can also be a very effective insect repellent and a remedy for stings and bites.
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