Well known for its healing effects on the respiratory system, Eucalyptus is an antiseptic, expectorant and helps reduce fever. Classically used for the treatment of colds & flus, influenza, throat infections and bronchitis. A powerful disinfectant, Eucalyptus may be used in a diffuser to purify the air.
Massage: In a blend, Eucalyptus should be no more than 20% of the essential oil content, e.g in 10 drops of essential oil only 2 drops should be Eucalyptus.
Bath: Add 2 to 3 drops, in a dispersant such as oil, to the bath.
Hand or foot bath: Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of water. For inflammation consider using cold/room temperature water. For aches and tight muscles use warm/hot water
Steam treatment (face and respiratory system): Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming hot water. Use caution due to risk of burns or scalding.
- Add 8 drops to the washing machine before commencing cycle.
- 1 to 2 drops neat on a cleaning cloth for surface spot cleaning.
- Add 10 drops in 500ml/16.9fl.oz of water in a spray bottle for a surface disinfectant.