It’s cold and flu season and the essential oil of eucalyptus has so many healing properties to help with colds, cough, congestion and any lung or respiratory issues. It is a very powerful and amazing essential oil to help you to fight off any virus that you may have.
Aroma – Camphoraceous, Strong, Spicy
Information: This is the most common variety of Eucalyptus. It has a clean, sharp scent that helps open nasal passages and clear sinus congestion. It is an excellent remedy for colds and flu symptoms as well as for sore, stiff muscles. Eucalyptus is anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal.
How to use
- Inhalation therapy Add 5-6 drops of eucalyptus to a tissue and inhale frequently. Keep the tissue in your purse or pocket and repeat as needed.
- Bathing Add 15-20 drops eucalyptus into bath water and disperse the oil with your hand until mixed. Bathe for 10-15 minutes inhaling the essence of the eucalyptus deeply.
- Chest rub Add 4-5 drops of eucalyptus to a tablespoon of almond oil or grape seed oil. Mix well and apply to chest before bed time.
- Steam room Add 10-12 drops to an 8 oz. spray bottle filled with distilled or filtered water. Spray liberally while in steam room or taking hot shower.