Eucalyptus oil is an essential oil derived from the oval-shaped leaves of eucalyptus trees, a native to Australia. Eucalpytus oil is extracted from the leaves of the tree by drying, compressing, and filtering them. Likewise, a dozen species of eucalyptus trees are used to produce necessary oils, each of which delivers its own distinctive blend of natural compounds and therapeutic benefits.
• Eucalyptus oil is available as indispensible oil that is used as a primary ingredient in preparing medicine to cure a wide range of common diseases and conditions including nasal congestion, asthma. This is because eucalyptol present in it seems to work as a natural antidote and cough suppressant by helping your body to break down mucus and phlegm and opening up your airways.
• Diluted eucalyptus oil may also be used for the skin as a remedy for health problems such as arthritis and skin ulcers. Eucalyptus oil is also used to cure cold symptoms and provide respiratory health benefits. Eucalyptol, which is often used in mouth wash products and cold remedies, is derived from another species of Eucalyptus globulus. Eucalyptus is often used as vital oil with a diffuser for aromatherapy health advantages.
• According to a recent study, Eucalyptus oil’s antimicrobial properties can help prevent infection and even support wound healing when combined with olive oil.
• It also acts as a mosquito or tick repellant thus used as a disinfectant in homes in place of harsh chemical cleaners.