About Eucalyptus Blue Mallee Organic Essential Oil
The Blue Mallee, or Blue-Leaved Mallee, is a deeply rooted perennial tree in the Mallee regions of Victoria and New South Wales. The bark is smooth and fibrous near the trunk base. Adult leaves are a gray-green. Eucalyptus leaves are the favourite food of Koalas, and have been used as traditional medicine by the aboriginal peoples of Australia. Having the highest cineol and eucalyptol among the Eucalyptus, it continues to be used as a highly popular Essential Oil throughout the world today. In the 1880s, surgeons began using Eucalyptus Oil in operations due to its antiseptic properties. Today, Eucalyptus continues to be a popular essential oil that is used in vapor rubs, rash creams, inhalers, ointments, and in dental hygiene products to support the respiratory system, to enhance oral health, and to soothe physical discomforts.
Eucalyptus Blue Mallee Organic Essential Oil has many topical and aromatic benefits. These benefits can easily be obtained through diffusing or inhaling.
Used in aromatherapy, the fragrance of Eucalyptus Essential Oil is inhaled and scent receptors in the brain’s emotional powerhouse process the smell as refreshing. A few drops of this invigorating oil placed in the hand while showering can be inhaled to promote a sense of vitality.
The components of Eucalyptus oil can promote feelings of a clear mind, relaxation and improve concentration. It helps with respiratory infection, viral infections, coughs, asthma, pneumonia, throat infections, sinusitis, helps bring down fevers, headaches, even migraines and promotes easier breathing.
Eucalyptus oil freshens the air and eliminates airborne bacteria. It is an antiseptic, and can clean surfaces around the home, it is actually quite good at removing grease. Here is a cleaning recipe to try - in a glass spray bottle add 1 cup of water, 1 cup of vinegar, 10 drops Eucalyptus, 10 drops Lemon, close lid, shake, and spray and wipe! If extra cleaning power is needed add 10 drops of lime, which is an excellent grease fighter and smells delicious!
Known to have anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties, this soothing oil provides relief to minor burns, sores, bites, and cuts by decreasing pain, inhibiting bleeding, eliminating bacteria from the wound, and promoting the closing of scars. Eucalyptus oil can relieve tired muscles, aches, and pain. It can be applied topically with a carrier oil, or in a bath for sore muscles, or sprains.
Try this fresh air diffuser blend to open your airways: 3 drops Eucalyptus, 3 drops Lavender and 2 drops Lemongrass.
This also keeps the mosquitos away, they don't like this combo of oils. Another great oil that can be used as a bug repellant.
Without question, Eucalyptus is a great addition to have in your essential oil collection.