Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus
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Product Overview

The image of a soporiphic Koala is a common image alongside Eucalyptus and as the bear’s only food source it says a lot about the nutritional values of the leaves. However it’s as a cold and flu remedy and natural decongestant that Eucalyptus really shines. The leaf oil contains the chemical Eucalyptol which is used in many mainstream mouthwashes, chest rubs and throat lozenges.

Latin name: Eucalyptus globulus
Amount: 50-100g
Type: Organic, Dried Leaves

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What is it used for?

  • Eucalyptol loosens phlegm, making coughing easier but it also soothes breething and relieves a blocked nose
  • As an acti-bacterial, Eucalyptus is effective for minor cuts and scrapes as well as a throat gargle and inhalant for bronchitis

How to prepare

Run hot water over a leaf-filled cloth for a soothing bath Boil a handful of leaves and breathe in the vapour to use as an inhalant

For an infusion, add one or two teaspoons of leaves to a cup of boiling water and steep for ten minutes

If you use an essential oil do not use more than one or two drops HOW TO MAKE EUCALYPTUS OIL

Cautions

  • Do not apply Eucalyptus to the face, especially the nose, of infants and young children
  • Do not give to any child under two years old
  • Do not use while pregnant or nursing
  • If using Eucalyptus oil internally NEVER use more than one or two drops

Additional Information

Additional Information

Latin Name

Eucalyptus globulus

Amount

100g, 50g

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