Benefits of Organic Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus Essential Oil Karitene

Benefits of organic eucalyptus essential oil – General benefits and origin

Eucalyptus is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 90 meters. It has a light brown bark which gives off strips, long, narrow, bluish-green leaves and cream-colored flowers.

Eucalyptus essential oil has a characteristic balsamic scent and is a powerful natural disinfectant as well as a powerful insect repellent.

Its most characteristic use is as nasal decongestant and to treat respiratory infections.

When used in vapor therapy, eucalyptus essential oil relaxes the mucous membranes, cleanses the nasal passages, expands the blood vessels and allows a greater inhalation of oxygen which facilitates breathing and helps cleanse the lungs.

In massage therapy its anti-inflammatory, analgesic and diuretic properties help relieve muscular, rheumatic, articular, arthritic and nervous pain, as well as migraines, stiff muscles, lumbago and fibromyalgia.

Benefits of eucalyptus essential oil for the skin

Eucalyptus essential oil has germicidal and antiseptic properties that allow a quicker healing of burns, wounds, ulcers, abrasions and cuts. It is useful to treat cold sores (dilute a few drops in water or in a carrier oil and apply directly).

Benefits of eucalyptus essential oil for hair

Eucalyptus essential oil helps regulate oily scalp (add a few drops directly on wet hair, massage it for two minutes and rinse it afterwards).

Benefits of eucalyptus essential oil for the mind

Eucalyptus essential oil is effective to treat stress, mental fatigue, depression, and lack of concentration.

Blends well with:

Cedarwood, lavender, lemon, marjoram, pine, rosemary and thyme.

Contraindications

The dilution of this oil is very important since an intoxication with it may have serious consequences. If symptoms of intoxication are observed (repeated stomach pains, dizziness, severe muscular weakness, suffocation, nausea or vomiting) it is advisable to visit a doctor or specialist. Topical application can cause allergic reactions. Avoid its use during pregnancy and lactation. Do not use in children under 10 years old. Avoid contact with eyes.

INCI: Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil

Allergen content

Limonene < 8%

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