Eucalyptus

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The benefits of Eucalyptus and Eucalyptus oil are wide-ranging and well known. Some super healing properties include anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant, deodorant, antiseptic, antibacterial & stimulating. 

Native to Australia, Eucalyptus has now spread to other parts of the world including India, Europe and South Africa. Obtained from the fresh leaves of the evergreen eucalyptus tree, Australia remain the primary producer of Eucalyptus oil. 

Eucalyptus Oil Treatments for: 

Wounds - Antiseptic qualities makes oil effective for treating wounds, ulcers, burns, cuts, bites and stings. 

Respiratory - Effective for treating colds, coughs, runny noses, sore throats, asthma, nasal congestion, bronchitis and sinusitis due to its antibacterial, anti fungal, antimicrobial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and decongestant properties. 

Mental exhaustion - Feeling sluggish? Eucalyptus oil acts as a stimulant with its cooling, refreshing effects.  Increasing blood flow by relaxing blood vessels and allowing more blood to circulate. 

Muscle pain- anti-inflammatory, Eucalyptus is great to relieve strained muscles through massage. 

Dental- It's Germicidal properties make Eucalyptus oil effective against dental plaque, cavities and gingivitis

Lice- Bug repellant and natural pesticide, Eucalyptus oil is an effective lice treatment

Also! sprigs of Eucalyptus make beautiful and fragrant additions to flower arrangements  and wreaths. Check out of some of the wreaths made at Field Trip during our Holiday Wreath making workshop. 

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Kara Green