Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Pain fighting, energizing common cold remedy

Eucalyptus aromatherapy oil is the ultimate cold-fighting energizer.

It revives flagging energy, improves mental clarity, relieves aches and pains and breaks up congestion. Plus it helps kill germs and bacteria. A winner!

Eucalyptus essential oil is used by aromatherapists for respiratory problems such as asthma, colds and respiratory tract infections.

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Botanical Name and Characteristics

Eucalyptus globulus

Eucalyptus is one of the world's tallest trees, growing as high as 480 feet. It has fragrant, leathery leaves, white flowers developing into small berries. There are approximately 700 varieties of eucalyptus.

The essential oil is extracted from the leaves and twigs.

Fresh, clear, sharp, penetrating, camphor-like scent.

Therapeutic Action

  • Refreshes, revives and energizes

  • Helps relieve mental fatigue and improve alertness

  • Cools the body

  • Relieves sore, achy muscles by reducing inflammation

  • Breaks up congestion

  • Supports breathing when used as an inhalation

  • Helps alleviate blisters, burns, cuts, insect bites and such

  • Helps alleviate skin infections

  • Eliminates lice (according to some documentation)

  • Disinfectant

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Eucalyptus's strong top note blends well with: 

  • cedar
  • lavender
  • lemon

  • marjoram
  • rosemary


Use in correct dilution - eucalyptus can be toxic at high concentrations.

Do not use if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy.

Do not use during pregnancy.

Buy eucalyptus essential oil from Amazon. You can compare, read reviews, and there's lots of price ranges to fit your budget. Just remember to buy the best essential oils you can afford - they go directly into your bloodstream, so you don't want junk.

What Next?

Eucalyptus Essential Oil Recipes

Check out just three fresh, clear recipes using eucalyptus essential oil...

Epsom Salt Bath

A cool, refreshing recipe for making bath salts that boosts energy and relieves cold symptoms.

Homemade Liquid Soap

Make homemade soap the easy way. Use essential oils to power up their germ-killing powers, smell wonderful and give your energy and spirits a lift.

Disinfectant Diffuser Blend

Diffusion is a powerful way to get the oils working inside your body. Play with these blends or learn how to create your own.

Aromatherapy Recipes Homepage

Essential Oil Properties

Click on the links below to learn more about properties, safety and blending of some popular essential oils...

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