Eucalyptus oil is known for its excellent decongestant, stimulating, antiseptic, healing, anti-inflammatory and other beneficial properties. This oil looks colourless and has a very distinctive smell and taste.
Eucalyptus essential oil is very similar to other typical essential oils. However, this oil is not as popular as other aromatherapy oils because its potential is not yet known. Over time, this oil has grown in popularity as many people have recognized its benefits in aromatherapy and medicine.
Eucalyptus blue gum essential oil is extracted from the evergreen eucalyptus tree. Scientifically named Eucalyptus Globulus, this tree is also known by many names including hardwood bark, cod and blue sap.
The eucalyptus components found in large amounts in eucalyptus essential oil contribute greatly to its superior healing properties. This oil is a key ingredient in many over-the-counter medications, including inhalers, rash creams, mouthwashes, wipes, and more. Some of the main health benefits of eucalyptus essential oil are discussed below.
The stimulating properties of eucalyptus oil relieve mental sluggishness and fatigue and rejuvenate the spirit. It is very effective in treating mental disorders and stress. If you suffer from dental problems like gingivitis, tooth decay, canker sores, etc., try eucalyptus oil. People with diabetes should take this oil internally to control sugar levels. Since this oil is an anthelmintic, it removes germs from the intestines.
Apart from these medicinal uses, eucalyptus essential oil is used as a room freshener due to its deodorising and antiseptic properties. It should be noted that most mouthwashes and toothpastes use this oil as the main ingredient.