Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Essential oils have been getting a lot of hype recently and there’s no doubt about the numerous uses and benefits they provide.
One of the most popular essential oils is eucalyptus –which has a number of health benefits you won’t believe. Eucalyptus essential oil is really a must on your growing collection and to get you even more excited about you’ll find our top favorite uses/benefits of this fabulous oil.
#1 Intestinal Germs
The vermifuge in eucalyptus oil has the ability to destroy or eliminate intestinal germs and parasitic worms that sometimes make their way to your intestines.
#2 Improve Hair and Skin
If you suffer from dull, dry looking hair try adding a few drops of eucalyptus oil to your shampoo or conditioner. It will help provide your hair with the moisture it needs to look and feel healthy again.
#3 Enhance Oral Hygiene
The anti-bacterial and germicidal properties found in eucalyptus oil, helps you fight the plaque build-up that causes cavities to help keep your teeth and gums healthier.
#4 Mental and Emotional Health Problems
We’ve all been there, when you’re feeling a little overwhelmed or when you simply feel mentally exhausted, try diffusing a little eucalyptus oil. It’s cooling effect seems to rejuvenate the mind and enhance your natural abilities.
#5 Respiratory Problems
Eucalyptus is great for treating both indoor and outdoor allergy symptoms that include nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat and sinusitis –due to its anti-inflammatory, decongestant and antibacterial properties.
#6 Relieve Pain, Inflammation and Fevers
Eucalyptus oil has antiseptic and antimicrobial properties that soothes and heals minor abrasions such as scrapes, cuts and mild burns. It works by cleaning and disinfecting the wound and then by speeding up the healing process.
#7 Make Your Own Insect Repellent
Don’t you just hate all the chemicals in your regular insect repellent? A healthier option is to make your own using eucalyptus essential oil. All you have to do is blend eucalyptus oil, lavender oil and jojoba oil and voila!