Native to Tasmania and Australia, Eucalyptus Essential Oil is derived from the long, feather-like leaves of the Eucalyptus tree. Commonly known for its ability to promote clear breathing and open respiratory airways, Eucalyptus is also beneficial for purifying the skin and soothing tension in the mind. From the Ayurvedic perspective, its cool and light qualities make it ideal for pacifying the heavy and dull nature of kapha dosha.
For healthy respiration, Ayurveda recommends Eucalyptus to help reduce irritation and inflammation within the nasal passageways. Additionally, Eucalyptus can also assist in expelling mucus out of the respiratory tract. Due to these traits, it is extremely effective against the common cold and for healing sinus issues.
On the skin, Eucalyptus essential oil’s anti-septic and anti-inflammatory properties make it effective at treating blemishes. Its cleansing qualities also make it beneficial for disinfecting surfaces and purifying the air.
In the mental and emotional body, this clearing essential oil can help to improve focus, cleanse negative energy and calm the mind.