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Essential Oil Index ~ Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

Latin Name: Eucalyptus globulus

Plant/Part: Tree/Leaves

Note: Top

Planet: Mercury

Element: Air

Affinity: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM – Health, purification, healing

Aroma

The scent of eucalyptus is crisp, clear, sharp and piercing, and is well known from its widespread use in common cold preparations such as cough drops for congested and toxic states.

Smell the crushed fresh leaves or fresh seed pods to induce health and to speed the healing process. A bunch of fresh leaves in a sickroom is also helpful.


Applications

Aids concentration

Clears head

Muscular aches

Bronchitis

Colds

Coughs

Sinusitis

Catarrh

Asthma

Tuberculosis

Stiffness from cold

Infectious illness

Throat infections

Insect bites

Insect repellent

Poor circulation

Arthritis

Cystitis

Gonorrhoea

Diabetes

Diarrhoea

Flu

Fevers

Nerve pain

Headaches

Migraine

Fevers


The oil has a deeply grounding quality, which can help cool overheated emotions. Its cleansing and harmonising nature makes it useful for places where there has been emotional or physical conflict, and for places that just feel uncomfortable. It may also aid concentration

Precautions

A powerful oil so care should be taken with dosage. Best avoided on people suffering from high blood pressure or epilepsy. May antidote homeopathic medicines

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