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Eucalyptus essential oil, 10ml


100% pure essential oil extracted by steam distillation of the leaves and branches.

Very effective as a disinfectant and to flavor stays, at the same time clears the airways.

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This essential oil comes from the tree Eucalyptus globulus. Originally from Australia and Tasmania, and the family of the Myrtaceae (with very few European representatives).


It was introduced in the West in the nineteenth century by the director of the Botanical Garden of Melbourne and tree cultivation spread throughout southern Europe and North America. The properties of oils of different species vary slightly, but all are very antiseptic.

Although it can be used as internal use we not recommended at household level.


The essential oil extracted by distillation from the leaves and branches, is one of the most antiseptic essences of the plant world. It is also analgesic, antispasmodic, expectorant, healing, deodorant, febrifuge, and vermifuge (against intestinal worms).


Widely used to decongest the airways, therefore very effective for catarrhal discomfort, bronchitis and lung congestion. It also has antiviral action, this excellent characteristic can make the spray with this pure essential oil, as two of its chemical components (aromadendreno and felandreno) when brought into contact with air generates ozone that hinder the survival of bacteria.

Very important: contraindicated in infants and children under 3 years because it is too bronchodilator for them.

Well with wood oils, resins, citrus or other herbal, such as rosemary, thyme or lavender, to further enhance its antiseptic properties.

Applications of essential oil.


Compress: a compress in 2ml of oil dispersed in 100 ml of water is soaked and applied to inflammation, sore joints and burns.

Gargles: dilute 5 drops of oil in a glass of water, mix well and gargle against throat infections.

Rub: 0,5-2ml oil diluted in 25ml of almond oil for colds, bronchitis, asthma and flu.

Inhalation: 10 drops of oil are added in some hot water and vapors are inhaled chest infections and sinusitis.

Oil: 2 drops of oil are diluted in 10 ml of sunflower oil and applied to canker sores and shingles.

Massage Oil: 10-20 drops of eucalyptus oil combined with 10-20 rosemary and almond 20ml for rheumatic or arthritic pain.