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Guide to Eucalyptus Essential Oil

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Guide to Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Originating from Australia, the Eucalyptus tree has been the primary source of food to koalas, due to its rich chemical nutrient composition. The Aborigines used this plant and its essential oil to treat and heal most wounds and scars they've encountered, preventing infections and swelling. Later on, the use of this essential oil and its healing properties spread out across the world and now it is widely used in treating many diseases and ailments.

Scientific Name/Botanical name: Eucalyptus globulus
Oil Origin: Leaves
Consistency: Thin
Extraction: Steam distillation
Aroma: medicinal, woody, fresh and earthy
Odor strength: Strong


Soothes Respiratory Issues
Soothes respiratory issues such as nasal congestion, flu, bronchitis, and asthma to promote easier breathing.
Relieves Arthritis Pain
Its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties offer relief from arthritis pain. Helps reduce inflammation, ease joint and muscle pain, and improve mobility.
Insect and Mosquito Repellent
Its powerful aroma masks the scents that attract these pests, making it an effective natural alternative to conventional chemical-based repellents.
Skin Treatment and Ulcer Healing
Its antiseptic and antimicrobial properties help alleviate conditions like acne, dermatitis, and fungal infections. Its healing properties are beneficial in the treatment of skin ulcers.
Deodorizing Properties
The fresh and invigorating scent helps eliminate unpleasant odors and leaves a clean and refreshing fragrance.
Its potent antimicrobial properties make it a natural disinfectant that helps kill germs, bacteria, and fungi. It can be a valuable addition to cleaning products.

Ways to use

Steam inhalation

Good to get relief from nasal congestion, chest congestion, bronchitis, asthma and other respiratory issues.

Step 1:
Fill steam inhaler with water
Step 2:
Add a few drops of Eucalyptus essential oil to the hot water ( 3 to 5 drops of essential oil for every 100 ml of water )
Step 3:
Close your eyes and Inhale the steam.

Massage for pain relief

Massage on the knee and other joints to ease pain

Step 1:
Mix 4 to 5 drops of Eucalyptus oil with a tablespoon of carrier oil
Step 2:
Massage on knee and joints for pain relief ( option1 )
Step 3:
Massage on chest to ease congestion ( option 2)

Deodorizer for shoes

Antimicrobial properties help remove bacteria and deodorize your shoes

Step 1:
Add few drops of eucalyptus essential oil to a tissue paper
Step 2:
Scrunch the tissue
Step 3:
Place it inside the shoes at night
Step 4:
Tissue paper will absorb excess moisture and the oil will leave your shoes smelling great.


  • Avoid contact with eyes, nose, and sensitive areas.
  • Never apply essential oils to the skin or scalp directly. It is highly recommended to dilute the oil by using a carrier oil to avoid skin irritation.
  • Never intake essential oils orally.
  • Do a patch test before topical use to make sure there are no allergic reactions to any essential oil.
  • If you are pregnant, nursing and taking medication; consult a physician before use.
  • Keep away from pets and children