71DGrB0n 11Eucalyptus oil is a wonderful organic oil distilled from the dried leaves of the eucalyptus tree. The tree, originally from Australia but now grown in almost all parts of the world, is fast growing and evergreen and has a sweet and woody fragrance.
Organic Eucalyptus Oil is versatile and was traditionally used by the Australian Aborigines for its health benefits. Traditionally, eucalyptus oil was used to relieve pains, nasal congestion and ease fever and colds. European doctors also applied it in surgery as an antiseptic and also as a disinfectant, using it to clean urinary catheters.
In modern medicine, eucalyptus oil is used for the following purposes:
Asthma Treatment
Due to its vasodilation properties, eucalyptus oil is widely used to ease the effects of asthma attacks. A small amount of this essential oil rubbed on the chest of an affected person brings about a soothing effect which in turn relaxes the throat and dilates the blood vessels, enhancing blood flow and normal breathing.
Joint and Muscle Pains
To a person suffering from muscle pains, massaging the affected part with organic eucalyptus oil relieves the pain due to the anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of eucalyptus oil. It I also used to reduce the effects of lumbago, rheumatism, stiff muscles, ligament sprains to mention but a few. To achieve this, the oil should be rubbed in a circular motion on the affected part.
Eucalyptus oil is well known for its germ fighting properties. It is therefore used to counter infections resulting from the presence of bacteria in the body, mainly in sensitive areas like the colon and small intestines. The oil is ingested to achieve this.
Dental Care
Eucalyptus oil is the main component in the manufacture of most dental care products. This is due to its germicidal properties, making it a very effective remedy for dental conditions like plaque, caries, gingivitis and cavities.
Eucalyptus oil has been known also to ease the effects of diabetes. His is due to its vast vasodilation effects, which help improve blood flow in diabetics. The oil should be inhaled as a vapor or rubbed topically onto the skin to achieve this.
Organic Eucalyptus oil has other uses in the manufacture of beauty products, such as soaps and shower gels. It has other uses such as in the preparation of detergents and household cleaning agents due to its deodorant qualities. Saunas also use eucalyptus oil in their facilities, for its aroma therapeutic properties.