Essential Oils A-Z

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus Globulus

Cost: €5.30
Product Code: EUC10
Benefits

Skin � good for infections and dull, congested skin; good for use against burns, wounds and outbreaks of spots. Skeletal � eases rheumatism. Muscular � relieves aches and pains. Nervous � clears the head and calms the emotions. Respiratory � effective for all cold and flu symptoms as well as throat infections; good to use for catarrh, sinusitis, asthma, infections, coughs (it is a good expectorant thus clears mucus by encouraging coughs). Urinary � good for cystitis. Immune � stimulates body�s immunity against infection

Origins

The Eucalyptus tree is a native of Tasmania and Australia but is now grown in the Mediterranean countries like Spain and Portugal. There are actually more than 700 species of Eucalyptus tree. The leaves and twigs of the tree are used to make the oil which is extracted by steam distillation.

Blends

A blend for steam inhalation (for respiratory problems) 2 drops of Eucalyptus 1 drops of Thyme 1 drops of Tea Tree Place in a large bowl of boiling water, cover the head with a towel and inhale the steam. Please take care of the boiling water.

Tradition

Essential oil extracted from eucalyptus leaves contains compounds that are powerful disinfectants and can be toxic in large quantities. Several marsupial herbivore, particularly koalas and possums are relatively tolerant of it. It is the main ingredient for our very popular Ogam Decongest for respiratory conditions and ailments

Safety

May irritate the skin so only use in low dilutions It is incompatible with homeopathic remedies Toxic if taken internally

Product Code: EUC10

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