Eucalyptus Oil fight infection, boost immune system, relieves cough, improve respiration and beneficial against tuberculosis.
As per research its antimicrobial properties make it an attractive alternative to pharmaceuticals i.e. it is used in products to fight foreign pathogens and numerous infections.
Presently Eucalyptus oil is commonly used in healing ointments, vapor rubs and some cleaning products.
Eucalyptus oil has shown in the animal studies that it helps to reduce the inflammatory effect of chronic bronchitis.
Eucalyptus oil is effective essential oils for cough because it works as an expectorant, cleansing your body of the toxins that are making you cough and helps you feel easier to breathe.
Vasaka ayurvedic herb is also good for natural treatment of asthma and cough related issues.
Improves Seasonal Allergies
Eucalyptus oil has anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects and can be used for relieving seasonal allergy symptoms.
In another study done on animals, eucalyptus oil found to have not only antiseptic, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, but also immuno-regulatory effects.
Eucalyptus oil because of its main component, eucalyptol, have antimicrobial properties against many strains of bacteria and viruses. Eucalyptus essential oil can also be used as an anti-fungal agent against common fungal infections such as candida and toenail fungus.
Eucalyptus Oil can Inhibits Tuberculosis Spread
Antibacterial effect of eucalyptus can be helpful in controlling the TB spread.
The researchers found that the essential oil significantly inhibited the spread of airborne tuberculosis using eucalyptus essential oil with inhalation therapy.
Having eucalyptus essential oil when traveling through counties such as India or continent such as Africa, is a good idea to prevent an infection. Oil can be applied to our skin however, point to be noted that Eucalyptus oil is very strong and only 1 to 2 drop may be good enough. Looking at above point Eucalptus oil can be safely used as part of an natural treatment against tuberculosis TB.
How to use Eucalyptus Oil
Mix 2 drops of Eucalyptus oil with other oil such as juniper berry oil and apply as a chest rub to encourage open and clear breath.
Add 5-10 drops of eucalyptus oil into a bowl of boiling water, place a towel over your head and breathe in the potent vapors for few minutes. The hot steam helps to thin and thereby drain mucus in the nasal passages.
Simple Air Freshener
Add a few drops to water in a spray bottle to freshen the air.
Soothe Tired Muscles
Massage into your skin for comfort in the muscles and joints.
Direct Palm Inhalation
Put one drop of eucalyptus oil into your palm. Rub hands together, and place them near your nose and breathe deeply.