RESPIRATORY RELIEF: For many years, eucalyptus oil has been used to relieve coughing. Today, some over-the-counter cough medications have eucalyptus oil as one of their active ingredients.
CLEARS STUFFY NOSE: Eucalyptus oil fights respiratory infections by killing bacteria, viruses, and fungi.
CLEARS CHEST: Eucalyptus oil can not only silence a cough, it can also help you get the mucus out of your chest. Inhaling vapor made with the essential oil can loosen mucus so that when you do cough, itâ€™s expelled. Using a rub containing eucalyptus oil will produce the same effect.
INSECT REPELLENT: Mosquitoes and other biting insects carry diseases that can be dangerous to our health. Avoiding their bites is our best defense
DINSINFECTS WOUND: Eucalyptus oil is used on the skin to fight inflammation and promote healing. These products may be used on minor burns or other injuries that can be treated at home.
BREATHE EASY: Respiratory conditions such as asthma and sinusitis may be helped by inhaling steam with added eucalyptus oil. The oil reacts with mucous membranes, not only reducing mucus but helping loosen it so that you can cough it up.
SOOTHES COLD SORES: The anti-inflammatory properties of eucalyptus eases symptoms of herpes. Applying eucalyptus oil to a cold sore reduces pain and speed up the healing process.
FRESHENS BREATH AND PREVENTS TOOTH DECAY: Because of its antibacterial properties, eucalyptus oil can be used to fight the germs that cause unfortunate mouth odor and tooth decay.
EASES JOINT PAIN: Eucalyptus oil helps to reduce pain and inflammation associated with many conditions. It may also be helpful to people experiencing back pain or those recovering from a joint or muscle injury.