Eucalyptus essential oil can help ease the pain and tension of headaches caused by sinus pressure, stress, and exhaustion. Add 5 drops of eucalyptus oil to your diffuser, or apply it topically by putting a drop or two on the back of your neck
Eucalyptus oil can be a helpful tool in the fight against plaque! A small 2009 study found that an herbal toothpaste
containing eucalyptus effectively improved gingivitis and reduced plaque buildup.
Give your favorite toothpaste a boost of herbal plaque-fighting power by adding a tiny drop of eucalyptus to your toothbrush before applying toothpaste. Brush as normal,
then rinse your mouth thoroughly.
. Relieve Allergy & Cold Symptoms
Eucalyptus oil can help you find relief from mild respiratory symptoms associated with allergies and the common cold. Eucalyptus helps to open airways and improve circulation,
improving symptoms like runny/stuffy noses, mild coughs, and even sore throats.
To help relieve allergy or cold symptoms, diffuse 5 drops of eucalyptus oil in your diffuser, or add 2-3 drops to a small amount of carrier oil and rub the oil over your chest and throat. (Or try making your own homemade
The anti-inflammatory effects of eucalyptus oil make it a useful natural remedy for muscle pain and soreness. In a 2013 study, patients who inhaled eucalyptus oil while recovering from knee replacement surgery reported lower pain scores than those who didn’t.
But don’t worry, eucalyptus oil is just as useful for treating everyday aches and pains!
Just apply 2-3 drops of the oil to the affected area, adding a 1/2 teaspoon of a carrier oil to help cover a larger surface area.
Eucalyptus oil has several properties that can help soothe irritated skin, including antimicrobial, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory effects. Add 2-3 drops of eucalyptus oil to a cotton ball, then swipe it over minor skin irritations (such as shallow wounds,
bug bites, blisters, etc.) to promote quick healing.
Do you use eucalyptus essential oil at home?