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Eucalyptus Essential Oil - 10ml

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Latin Name: Eucalyptus Globulus

Part of the plantLeaves & twigs 

Origin: China

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Eucalyptus essential oil is a concentrated liquid containing volatile aroma compounds of the Eucalyptus Globulus tree. It is usually distilled, sometimes expressed or extracted by solvents. Eucalyptus essential oil is considered antibacterial, disinfectant and analgesic. It is used to relieve coughs, colds and other respiratory ailments. It relieves muscle and joint pain and helps heal wounds, burns, ulcers and insect bites. In aromatherapy, eucalyptus is said to promote activity, vitality and energy. 

For respiratory problems, you can put a few drops of this oil on a cloth, inhale through the mouth and exhale through the nose exhale for half a minute. It is applied directly to wounds, rashes and insect bites. Add a few drops to your bath water to feel invigorated and refreshed. Soak your feet in a bowl of warm water with 4-5 drops of this oil to experience relief. A few drops of oil in a diffuser is said to Kill germs and bacteria in the air - a good idea for a sick room. Eucalyptus essential oil is for external use only; always consult a licensed physician when using it as a remedy. 

Essential oils have played a role in healing since ancient times in Egypt, China and other parts of the world. They are considered the oldest form of medicine and cosmetics because they are distilled from plants, without complicated processes or machines, but still an art. Because of their healing and aromatic properties, they were considered more valuable than gold by the ancients.