Eucalyptus oil is used as a medicine to treat a variety of common diseases and conditions of cold, cough, headaches, muscular pains, sprains, nasal congestion, asthma, insect bites and as a tick repellant.
Diluted Eucalyptus Oil may also be applied to the skin as a remedy for health problems such as arthritis.
The warm and refreshing aroma of Eucalyptus is a scent with which most people are familiar.Â Eucalyptus is one of the must have oils for every household because of its myriad uses and highly anti bacterial properties.
It is non toxic and non irritant.
Eucalyptus Oil is obtained fromÂ Eucalyptus globulus, also known as Blue Gum tree.Â Oil is extracted by steam distillation using the leaves and twigs of the tree.
This oil should not be taken orally or used on broken or irritated skin.