by michael holloway
Eucalyptus is a great natural ingredient for a myriad of reasons. Here are some of the evidence based benefits.
NAME: Eucalyptus globulus, Eucalyptus radiata
AROMA INTENSITY: Strong
AROMA: Fresh, clean, medicinal, slightly woody
COMMON EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled from the leaves
Analgesic, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, anaesthetic, antiviral, anti-neuralgic, decongestant, diuretic, expectorant, helps balance blood-sugar levels, supports normal respiration, reduces fevers, insect repellant, nervine (calms and soothes the nerves), reduces abnormal bone growth, promotes oral cleanliness, wound healing, eases cough, stimulating, invigorating, refreshing, aids concentration, combats negative emotions, relieves mental exhaustion.