eucalyptus leaves

Use for Respiratory Health, Wound Treatment, Boosting Immunity, Acne, Muscle Pain, Dry Scalp, Cleaning & Air Freshening

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  1. BOTANICAL NAME Eucalyptus globulus
  3. PARTS USED Leaves
  4. EXTRACTION METHOD Steam distilled
  5. COLOR Colorless to pale yellow liquid
  7. AROMA Herbaceous scent with soft woody aroma
  1. Respiratory Health Eucalyptus is primarily used for symptoms of coughs, colds, bronchitis and helps to break up mucus in the upper respiratory tract. Apply day and night to relieve symptoms..
  2. Asthma Support Its anti-inflammatory activity helps reduce asthma symptoms suggesting its use in various upper and lower airway diseases.
  3. Lowers Blood Pressure Eucalyptus essential oil is known to lower heart rate as well as both systolic and diastolic blood pressure, helping to relax the body.
  4. Nourishes Dry Scalp Eucalyptus can improve dry and scaly scalp conditions as well as help improve the quality of life for those who suffer from atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, or pityriasis capitis.
  5. Air and Home Cleaner Eucalyptus gives a nice, fresh scent to your home products and adds valuable anti-microbial properties as well. Add to laundry detergent, toilet cleaner, window cleaner, clothes dryer filters or your vacuum to freshen.
  6. Wound Treatment This essential oil has the ability to decrease inflammation and improve healing rates of wounds, burns, cuts, abrasions, sores and scrapes.
  7. Muscle Pain It’s anti-inflammatory nature may help individuals suffering from pain, arthritis, sore muscles and nerve pain. Massage in a circular motion on the affected area.
  8. Immune Boosting Its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties as well as its ability to implement the innate cell-mediated immune response makes Eucalyptus a great choice for boosting the immune system.
  9. Clears Skin Often used on acne prone skin because of its antiseptic properties, ability to reduce inflammation and assist with healing and regeneration.

The History of Eucalyptus

Considered to be a “cure-all” by the ancient Australian aborigines, eucalyptus trees were harvested by tribes throughout the year and processed in a number of different ways to produce oils, salves, pastes, and medications to be prescribed by the local medicine man.

In 1788 Irishman John White, newly appointed Surgeon-General of New South Wales, recorded in his diary the presence of olfactory oil in the eucalyptus. He distilled a quart of oil from the Eucalyptus growing on the shores of Port Jackson, where Sydney now stands. When introduced to Europe, the original oil was called ‘Sydney peppermint’ and quickly became popular.

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PRECAUTIONS Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. If pregnant or lactating, consult your healthcare practitioner before using. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test before using.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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