Boasting numerous health benefits, the oil of the eucalyptus plant is used in our immunity clean to promote a healthy wellness of the mind, body, and spirit. Many of us have one association of the plant, tied to the Koala in Australia. The plant is native to the Aussie land and is in fact the Koala’s plant of favor.
We can reap the benefits of the oil as well, exploiting its efficacy as an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, deodorant, and stimulant oil. When used topically to heal wounds or other skin abrasions, it not only soothes the surrounding area but aids in the prevention of infection. Due to the calming and relaxing quality of the oil, it is also a remedy to treat mental exhaustion or to relieve headaches. Many find diffusing the oil or topically rubbing into the temple offers calming relief. Perhaps most commonly, the oil is used as a decongestant in vapor rubs or in a hot water steam bath.