This invigorating and lively oil has been used for centuries to support natural respiration and help clear congestion. It has stimulating, cleansing qualities that have useful application on the body. It also makes a great domestic cleaner. Blends well with Peppermint, Lavender Spike and Thyme Thymol.
Add 5-10 drops to a steam inhalation and breathe deeply for 5 minutes to support normal respiration. Eucalyptus has antibacterial, anti-viral and antiseptic properties, as well as a deep penetrating aroma, to help clear the respiratory tract and promote easy breathing.
To help clear congestion of the throat and chest, add 20 drops to 1/4 teaspoon of massage cream or carrier oil and apply three times a day around the throat, back and chest. Especially beneficial at night-time to encourage sleep without coughing.
Add 5 drops of Eucalyptus oil to your wool hand wash and your jumpers will come out soft and smelling fresh. Or add 10 drops to the rinse cycle in your washing machine and all your clothes will feel softer. Use as required.
Mix 5-20 drops with a little massage cream or olive oil and rub vigorously onto the area concerned. Acts on tight and tense muscles. Use as required.