This oil is the most versatile essential oil found in nature. The oil extracted from the eucalyptus leaf is an important ingredient also found in over the counter products. Eucalyptus Oil works for for sinus relief, sore throats, chest-colds, topical antiseptics for skin injuries, rubs for arthritis and inhalants for asthma, bronchitis and other respiratory conditions. The active ingredient in the eucalyptus leaf, a chemical called eucalyptol, is believed to be effective both in treating respiratory problems and, because of its antibacterial action, as a topical antiseptic.
TRIED AND TESTED USES BASED ON RESEARCH SINCE 1900:
Some of the many uses as reported by satisfied users over a long period of time
are listed below...
Head Colds, Influenza: You will get great
relief from the following treatment. Put 15 to 20 drops of eucalyptus oil in a
bowl of steaming hot water and inhale, covering your head with a towel. To ease
your throat, take 2 or 3 drops on sugar or in water as a gargle 3 or 4 times a
day. To make it easier to breathe, sprinkle a few drops on your handkerchief.
Children's Colds: Gently massage child's chest and back. For very
young infants mix the oil with an equal part of olive oil or other vegetable
oil. Children 4 years and upwards, one or two drops on sugar or in water as a
gargle 3 or 4 times a day eases the throat and helps clear air passages, making
it easier to breathe.
Muscular Aches & Pains: You will obtain
soothing relief from the muscular aches and pains of rheumatism, fibrosis,
lumbago, sprained tendons and ligaments, bruised, stiff and sore muscles by
gently massaging eucalyptus oil into affected areas until a warm glow is felt.
Repeat at intervals until the pain or swelling disappears.
Bites: You can get quick relief from the pain of insect bites by rubbing
eucalyptus oil into sore and swollen areas. Repeat if necessary.
Mouthwash: For a refreshing mouthwash place two drops of oil on
toothpaste when cleaning teeth or add a few drops of oil to a glass of water
Cuts & Abrasions: To help the wound heal rapidly
and cleanly and prevent festering, many users pour a few drops of oil into the
wound and onto the bandage and then bind in the usual way.
Foot Bath: Adding one or two teaspoons of eucalyptus oil to bath water is
very invigorating and gives a feeling of well-being. A teaspoon of oil in a
foot-bath gives excellent relief.
Hand & Skin
Cleaner: Excellent for cleaning hands and skin of unpleasant smells.
Removes grease and paint. Wash with eucalyptus oil or rub with cloth moistened
with oil and then with soap and water as usual.
Vaporizer-Humidifier: You will get great relief from many respiratory ailments if you add a few drops of eucalyptus oil to vaporizers and humidifiers. The air will smell fresher too!
Scalp Massage: Rub a few drops of oil into scalp or add to shampoo to stimulate blood flow to hair roots.
your sauna a fresh, clean country smell by adding some eucalyptus oil to water
for splashing onto hot stones or around sauna. You will find it helps clear
your head and makes breathing easier.
Rubbing or Training Oil: A
warming soothing liniment that helps get muscles loosened and ready to go.
Massage eucalyptus oil into muscles until a warm glow is felt. If the 'bite' is
too strong, mix oil with baby oil or any vegetable oil.
Plaster: Sticking plaster dampened with oil will lift off easily and
painlessly. Eucalyptus oil is also excellent for removing stickers from
articles without damage or abrasion to the article.
Insect Repellent: Eucalyptus oil is a good mosquito repellent. To prolong personal protection
rub on a mixture of eucalyptus and vegetable or baby oil.
As it burns like kerosene, try it alone or mixed with kerosene in flares,
lanterns and lamps. This is a caution to exposing the oil to flame.
note that Eucalyptus oil is very strong, and can knockout small children with
as little as 5ml.
Packaging: 2 fl. Oz.- Bottles