Eucalyptus Oil is one that you want to have handy for the variety of different uses. When applied topically or orally make sure its diluted with water or oil. Eucalyptus oil works wonders for your skin. It helps to moisturize especially when mixed with a carrier oil like coconut or grapeseed oil. Its properties also help heal and treat bruises, cuts, wounds, burns and even insect bites. It can be used as an insect repellant. Eucalyptus oil is known to help with colds and coughs due to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial elements. It also helps when massaging the oil into your skin for joint and muscle pain. It works for oral health as well. Eucalyptus oil works well against cavities, plaque and infections. Gargle eucalyptus in some water every night for optimal oral hygiene. The oil it can also be used in your hair. Rub it into your scalp to help with itch and dryness while it can also be used to treat lice. Eucalyptus oil is known for amazing for aromatherapy.
There are different ways we can incorporate the usage of eucalyptus oil into our daily habit and routine.
- Drop into a warm bath
- Drop in a spray bottle mixed with water or carrier oil (almond, coconut or grapeseed)
- Mix in with your body lotion
- Mix a few drops into your shampoo
- Mix drops into a streamer under a towel and inhale