What’s Good About Pure Eucalyptus Essential Oil?

The leaves of this tree are much loved by koala bears. Who can blame those cute furry animals? You can expect a bunch of health benefits from these crisp, fresh, and sweet Eucalyptus leaves, especially in their oils.  Eucalyptus oil is extracted from the leaves of a eucalyptus plant via steam distillation. There are about 700 species of eucalyptus plant but only 500 or so are used to make essential oil with the Eucalyptus globulus species being the most famous of them all. Firstly discovered and used by the Aboriginal people in Australia to treat various medical ailments, Eucalyptus oil now has become one of the most used oils, especially as a disinfectant and expectorant all over the world. 

The main chemical compounds found in this oil are α-Terpineol, 1,8-cineole (Eucalyptol), α-pinene, β-pinene, Sabinene, Camphene, Limonene, p-Cymene, Camphor, Globulol, Citronellal, α-phellandrene, Aromadendrene, and Piperitone.

Benefits Of Eucalyptus Essential Oil:

  • This oil is able to enhance airflow and you will feel a cooling sensation once you breathe in the purified air in your home. The quality of the air we breathe is improved by eliminating all toxicity and irritants present in the air without the use of harsh chemicals.
  • The main component present in eucalyptus oil is eucalyptol and it is known to have antimicrobial effects against many strains of bacteria, viruses, and fungi.  The sweet and strong eucalyptus essential oil is a purifying, cleansing, and clarifying oil that is ideal for use as a surface cleaning agent and a fabric freshener.  
  • Antifungal and antibacterial properties of eucalyptus oil make it a suitable oil to purify the air we breathe in. It can help remove fungus and mold that is present in indoor air.
  • The presence of eucalyptol makes this oil an excellent hepatic tonic and metabolic activator. Thus, detoxifying the body and making one feel less bloated. 
  • Some medical professionals even believe that this oil can help to reduce blood sugar levels.
  • The strong anti-inflammatory power of eucalyptus oil is beneficial in regulating our immune system and its responses. The oil can boost the immune system’s phagocytic response to pathogens This property is also useful to prevent skin inflammation and promote healing. Clean pure air can prevent unwanted swelling and inflammation of the lungs and further strengthen the lungs.
  • 1,8-cineole present in eucalyptus oil has analgesic properties that can reduce pain as well as lower blood pressure. Eucalyptus essential oil works to promote better circulation by relaxing the blood vessels. It’s effective at combating fibromyalgia as well as poor circulation.
  • Eucalyptus’s strong analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties can help to relieve aches and pains. Is a great choice for people who suffer from chronic fatigue. 
  • This oil is anti-inflammatory in nature and has been used to treat osteoarthritis. It has been known to provide immediate relief to people suffering from joint and muscle pain in their lower backs.
  • With its antiviral, antibacterial, decongesting, and anti-inflammatory properties, eucalyptus oil may be effective in helping people manage the symptoms of respiratory conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, and the common cold.
  • Best for breathing constricted by fatigue and nasal congestion. This can help clear out the mucus from your nasal passages that block air from getting in. When vapors of eucalyptus oil are inhaled the oil can react with mucous membranes and loosen/ reduce mucous and making it easier to be coughed out. This is because certain compounds present in these oil cause cilia (tiny hair liked filaments in lungs) that sweep out mucous/debris from the air passageway to move faster. Thus, lowering the risks of lung infection.
  • Steam inhalation using a diffuser is the best way to use eucalyptus essential oil for sleep apnoea that is caused by congested sinuses.
  • The cooling and soothing properties of this oil also soothe the nerves once inhaled. It can also balance hormones and boost mental focus.
  • Stimulate the brain, improving alertness and energy levels. 
  • Has anti-fungal and antibacterial properties that can help relieve some of the symptoms of diarrhea.
  • The strong smell of eucalyptus also works as a good insect repellent. Good insecticide and mosquito repellent. Able to kill houseflies, mites, and ticks as well. The strong smell also keeps rodents at bay. 

All these benefits of pure eucalyptus oil can be experienced when using Dr MySalyanie products, Dr Balance Detox, and Dr Eco Bac. Try them out and let us know what are your thoughts

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