Certain infections spread through Air and water causes flu, fever, cold, cough, headache and many more. Eucalyptus oil is a home remedy to for cold, cough, headache and mild muscular pains.
Eucalyptus oil constitutes oxides like eucalyptol (>62%), which is a powerful expectorant, protects against environmental threats, promotes feelings of clear breathing and Supports healthy respiratory function. It reduces fever, reduces headache and reduces cold & wet cough by expectorating phlegm.
Reduces cold and wet cough:
- Add 1-2 drops to steamer
- Add 1-2 drops to a spoon of sesame oil and apply on neck and chest area
- Add 5-10 drops to diffusers
Reduces mild muscular pain:
- Apply 4-5 drops directly on pain area and massage gently.
- Add 3-5 drops to bath water which helps to overcome body tiredness
- Add 3-4 drops to a small tub of hot water, soak your foot for 15 minutes before going to night sleep.
Note: Eucalyptus oil is very strong, excessive application on skin may get irritation.
DIY: Relief blend. Mix below proportion of oils. Apply on temples and pulse points.
Eucalyptus oil- 6 drops
Peppermint oil - 4 drops
French Lavender oil - 2 drops
Jojoba Oil - 25 drop
Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus
Extraction: 50Kg shade dried Eucalyptus leaves steam distilled to get 1KG essential oil
Aromatic profile: Refreshing, cineolic, medicinal, peppery-floral overtones
Eucalyptus is native to Australia, in 1790 eucalyptus plantation started by Tippu Sultan near Nandi hills, Bangalore and then gradually it is cultivated all over India. It used in paper making, Food flavoring, medicines, preparing musical instruments, dye colours and many more. Eucalyptus oil is also known as “Expectorant oil”
Extensively used in: Aromatherapy, perfumes, Ayurveda, cosmetic preparations, food and beverages flavoring, soaps and shampoos.