Originating in Australia,
the Eucalyptus tree has spread around the world.
Koala's have made them their home and food source.
Do they know something
Eucalyptus oil has anti-inflammatory properties. Although not proven by clinical research, advocates of eucalyptus oil for hair believe that the oil can help reduce scalp inflammation to create an ideal environment for hair growth. Eucalyptus also helps dry up blemishes and acne outbreaks, reducing inflammation and pain. The oil's anti-bacterial properties also help reduce the chance of future outbreaks, who doesn’t love that!
Eucalyptus is believed to have a number of medicinal properties, although not all of them have been confirmed yet by research. In the late 19th century, eucalyptus oil was used in most hospitals in England to clean urinary catheters. It is also believed to help with colds and respiratory symptoms. Herbal remedies recommend using fresh leaves in a gargle to relieve a sore throat, sinusitis, and bronchitis. Also, eucalyptus oil vapor can be used as a decongestant when inhaled.
Do you suffer from muscle and joint pain? Eucalyptus may help! Pure eucalyptus extract may act as a pain reliever, and research indicates that the oil may have analgesic (pain relieving) properties. It is a common ingredient in a lot of CBD products because of this.
Other conditions that eucalyptus may help with include:
- Arthritis - potentially due to its anti-inflammatory properties
- A blocked nose
- Wounds and burns
- Cold sores - perhaps due to its anti-inflammatory properties
- Bladder diseases
- Diabetes - eucalyptus might help lower blood sugar
- Fever and Flu symptoms