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Eucalyptus oil is obtained from the sweet-scented dried leaves of its tree. The oil is colourless, and it has a strong woody and sweet scent. China contributes the 95% of Eucalyptus oil while Australia contributes 5%.

Health Benefits of Eucalyptus Oil

Many health benefits of Eucalyptus oil have been discussed by the doctors, and some of them are listed below:

  1. Dental problems: It can fight dental problems like cavities, plaque and gingivitis. It has a camphor-like and minty taste.
  2. Asthma: While Asthma attacks, inhaling the oil directly or by applying it on the chest, back and throat will give relief instantly.
  3. Muscle Pain: Eucalyptus oil is a natural analgesic. Adding some drops of the oil in bathing water will soothe muscle pains.

  1. Congestion: Inhaling few drops of oil will help to clear the nasal passage and will give an instant relief from nasal congestion. It also makes you feel rejuvenated.
  2. Diabetes: Massaging Eucalyptus oil on the body after abath will increase blood circulation, which is helpful for diabetic patients.
  3. Bronchitis: Applying the oil to throat, body or inhaling or dropping few drops on the collar will give relief in a jiffy.
  4. Cooling: Oil from Eucalyptus tree helps to cool down the body. It helps in summers when heat strokes are common. Make a solution of peppermint oil with few drops of Eucalyptus oil and spray it over your body whenever you experience a hot flash.
  5. Insect Repellent: This oil is an excellent insect repellent . Spraying a mixture of distilled water with 15-20 drops of oil in the whole house will keep the insects at bay.
  6. Stress: The aroma of Eucalyptus oilhelps release stress and treats mental disorders.

Hair Benefits of Eucalyptus Oil

  • It promotes hair development , and it improves blood flow to the skin around the follicles.
  • The oil helps to keep lice at bay.
  • Massaging the mixture of Eucalyptus oil and Olive oil improves shine, strength and helps to stimulate blood.
  • Helps in avoiding itchy scalp.

Eucalyptus Oil Poisoning

After using Eucalyptus oil, if you see these symptoms then immediately consult a doctor.

  • Nausea or dizziness
  • Small pupils
  • Suffocation feeling
  • Avoid using it during and post-pregnancy period.
  • It is toxic if consumed in large quantity.
  • Don’t use the oil before diluting it.

It is essential to buy right oil which is not out of date because it can be fatal.

Eucalyptus oil has adiverserange of uses in our day-to-day life. We can use it for our health, skin, dental problems and hair problems. Click here  to surf more Eucalyptus oils.