Oil obtained from an evergreen tree, originating in Australia. The tree is known as Eucalyptus. The oil is extracted by the steam distillation process of the dry leaves of the same tree. The oil is colorless liquid in form and has a really strong odor. There are more than 300 species of Eucalyptus tree, but the prime source for global Eucalyptus Oil production comes from a species called as Blue Gum or Eucalyptus Globulus. The oil is used extensively in the world market for divert purposes. The essential oil is used in various products and medicines. While Australia contributes 5% of oil production and export, the large part comes from china which is 95% as of today.
Some of the benefits of eucalyptus oil are given below:
In many repellent lotions, Eucalyptus oil is the main ingredient. You can also find the oil in few mouthwashes for fresh breath.
Eucalyptus oil is used in most of the perfumes and deodorants. It is also used in Soaps, detergents, lotions and sprays.
The oil has a long history for being used as a medicine for variety of health issues. It is widely used in many medicinal methods.
- Cold and Cough:
The oil is inhaled or applied in appropriate amount to your body parts for cold and cough.
- Antiseptic agent: Due to its remedial healing properties the oil is used vastly in basic first aid purposes.
- Breath related issues
Taking the diluted oil orally is a common practice for recovering from coughs, asthma, bronchitis and other breath related diseases. Eucalyptus oil can be found in many inhalants. Also, the oil plays a major role in dental related issues.
- Hair nourishment:
The oil helps nourishing the scalp. It can reduce scalp itch and can improve the growth and quality of hair. Particularly it can prove to be effective to ward of the dandruff.
Few drops in the hot water in your bath tub, can relax you and help you calm down. Simply inhaling the aroma of the benefits of eucalyptus oil is also advised for breath smoothing and relaxing.
By using combination of Epsom salt, sea salt and eucalyptus oil you can create a best natural home based hand wash to clean all dirt.
- Remove Spots
This amazing oil is very effective in spot removing. Whether you use it for cloths, carpets or any other fabric item of your house it works very well. Also you can apply it on remove gum from your shoe.
- Naturally care for home
Apart from fresh and nice fragrance to your household items, it also has natural anti microbial properties as well. You can utilize few drops as benefits of eucalyptus oil to window cleaner, toilet cleaner, laundry detergent, soap and many more.