Eucalyptus Essential Oil Uses

Eucalyptus essential oil uses are far-reaching. It is great as an anti-inflammatory, decongestant, antispasmodic, antibacterial, antiseptic, and deodorant product among other things. This product is colorless with a distinct scent and taste.

Uses and Benefits

  • 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


  • It is totally natural
  • It is used in small amounts
  • It’s long lasting; it can be used for a long time after opening the bottle
  • Its benefits are numerous


  • There are reports of allergic reactions to eucalyptus oil
  • It is unsafe for consumption through the mouth in concentrated form
  • It is unsafe for use in children