Eucalyptus essential oil uses are far-reaching. It is great as an anti-inflammatory, decongestant, antispasmodic, antibacterial, antiseptic, and deodorant product among other things. Eucalyptus is colorless with a distinct scent and taste.
As an antiseptic, it is excellent for cleaning and aiding in the healing of wounds, burns, sores, ulcers and abrasions.
It is ideal as a salve for insect bites.
It effectively clears colds, runny nose, nasal congestion, cough, sore throat, bronchitis and sinusitis.
It is excellent in the management of asthma.
Its relaxing and refreshing effects will effectively reduce exhaustion both physical and mental as well as easing muscle pain.
It is an excellent mouthwash and will be effective against common dental conditions such as cavities, plaque, plaque and gingivitis.
It has anti-parasitic qualities and thus ideal to eliminate external parasites such as lice and intestinal parasites and germs.
It is excellent in managing certain medical conditions such as diabetes, fever, TB, pneumonia, herpes among others.
It is used in skin care to treat skin infections.
It is used as soap and in baths, spas and saunas.
So pros of eucalyptus is that it’s totally natural, can be used in small amounts and it’s long lasting.
It can be used for a long time after opening the bottle and the benefits are numerous.
Some cons are there are reports of allergic reactions to eucalyptus oil. It is unsafe for consumption through the mouth in concentrated form and it is unsafe for use in children. So when using, please keep these cons in mind.