Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus oil uses have long been known to include anything regarding the respiratory system, deodorize and more. The oil is created through the steam distillation of the leaves from the shrubs and trees, leaving an aroma that is camphorous, sweet, and slightly fruity.

Primary Benefits

  • Assists with clear breathing
  • Supports overall respiratory health
  • Soothes tired, sore muscles
  • Purifying and cleansing properties

Complimentary Oils

Eucalyptus’s strong top note blends well with cedar, lavender, lemon, marjoram and rosemary.

Precautions

Use correctly diluted – eucalyptus can be toxic at high concentrations. Do not use if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy. Do not use during pregnancy.

Uses

  • Combine with Lemon and Peppermint in a spray bottle for an effective cleaning spray.
  • Mix with a carrier oil and rub on chest to assist with clear breathing.
  • While showering, place a few drops in the hands, place over nose, and inhale deeply to clear the mind and promote clear breathing.
  • For jet lag, eucalyptus oil uses include waking up the body with its slightly sweet, fruity, and camphorous aroma. Use topically or aromatically.
  • Make a cooling spray, place several drops in a spray bottle, along with Peppermint oil if you’d like some extra oomph, and spritz over the body.

Recipes

Purifying Spray

  • 1 Cup water
  • 1 Cup Vodka
  • 10 drops Tea Tree Essential Oil
  • 10 drops Lavender or Lemon Essential Oil
  • 10 drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Mix together in a spray bottle and use to purify the air.

Breathe Clear Shower Melts

Make shower melts to use when you have a cold or

  • Water (enough to form very thick paste)
  • 2 CupsBaking Soda
  • 10 Drops Lavender Oil
  • 15 Drops Eucalyptus Oil
  • 5 Drops Peppermint Oil
  • 5 Drops Rosemary Oil

Gradually add water to baking soda until just wet enough to stick together and form a very thick paste. Add essential oils and mix well. Place in molds about 1”-2” in diameter. Allow to air dry for 10-12 hours. Remove from mold and store in airtight container. Drop one in bottom of shower as needed for respiratory comfort.

Please Share!

Leave a Reply