Eucalyptus Eucalyptus globulus


Eucalyptus globulus
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Common Names
Eucalyptus , Eucalyptus
Botanical Name
Eucalyptus globulus
Family
MYRTACEAE

Medicinal Uses & Benefits of Eucalyptus

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How to Use: Eucalyptus


Eucalyptus opens the lungs and encourages breathing, clears clogged nasal passages and bronchial congestion making eucalyptus one of the best known cold remedies. Eucalyptol, one of its main constituents, is found in many over-the-counter cough drops. Eucalyptus oil is also a good pain reliever for sore muscles and arthritis pain.

Preparation Methods & Dosage :Eucalyptus leaves can be taken in tea, or used in steam inhalations. Eucalyptus leaf tea is a simple way to use the antiseptic, cooling and expectorant properties of eucalyptus to treat colds and coughs. While you sip the tea, relax, breathe and inhale the steam rising from the cup. Eucalyptus essential oil is invigorating in massage oils, aroma lamps, and in herbal baths.

Eucalyptus Remedies

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Eucalyptus Side Effects: Avoid use in infants. Undiluted eucalyptus oil is toxic if taken internally.

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Plant Description


Named for the blue haze that comes from the eucalyptus gum in the Blue Mountains of Australia. Of the 300 species of eucalyptus trees in the world, Eucalyptus globulus is the best known.

Regional Traditions :Australia *

Related Species Eucalyptus Lemon, Eucalyptus citriodora