The health benefits of eucalyptus oil are well-known and wide ranging, and its properties include anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant, deodorant, antiseptic, antibacterial, stimulating, and other medicinal qualities. Eucalyptus essential oil is colorless and has a distinctive taste and odor.
What is Eucalyptus?
Eucalyptus is mostly native in Australia. Frequently used in herbal medicine, evidence suggests that dry leaves and oil are used in the treatment of infections, stomach pains, coughs, asthma, joint pain, fever, poorly healing ulcers, cancer, loss of appetite, and liver and gallbladder problems. Cosmetic and skin care companies use the oils in acne products, toothpaste, mouthwash, soaps, shampoos, conditioners, bath oils and salts.
Eucalyptus's Benefits for Skin
Eucalyptus is known for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It's commonly used in skin care products to treat skin conditions such as burns, wounds, ulcers, and eczema.