The Health benefits of eucalyptus oil are well-known and wide ranging, and its properties include anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiseptic, antibacterial, stimulating, and other medicinal qualities.
Infected Wounds, Respiratory Problems including cold, cough, runny nose, sore throat, asthma, congestion, bronchitis and sinusitis. Also benefits Joint and muscle pain, Lice, and fevers.
Eucalyptus essential oil has plenty of antibacterial and antiseptic qualities, and when massaged onto the chest and used as a vapour rub or inhalant, it can relieve the signs and symptoms of harmful conditions like tuberculosis by clearing the lungs and reducing inflammation. It is best if applied to both the chest and back, over the area of the lungs. ( Please see Page how to use essential oils before applying directly to skin.)