1) Eucalyptus Is Antibacterial And Antifungal
Because of its antibacterial and antifungal properties, eucalyptus is used to treat a variety of skin conditions, like cuts, cold sores, and athlete's foot.
2) Eucalyptus Can Be Used For Household Cleaning
Say no to chemical-filled cleaning products and yes to eucalyptus! It’s antiseptic, which means it can be used as a disinfecting cleaner all over your house.
Eucalyptus oil works to clean your floors, toilets, stainless steel appliances, sink… We could go on and on!
3) Eucalyptus Can Decrease And Clear Mucus
Eucalyptus is great for the common cold for several reasons, one of which is that it helps reduce and break up that yucky mucus that makes you so miserable! When you breathe eucalyptus in, it works as a decongestant to loosen mucus and relieve congestion.
4) Eucalyptus Is Good For Your Respiratory Tract
Speaking of using eucalyptus when your nose is stopped up, it’s also good for helping clear up a cough. Plus, it’s beneficial to your respiratory tract in general!
In addition, eucalyptus can help other respiratory ailments — like asthma and bronchitis, for example — by reducing inflammation and boosting your immune system.
5) Eucalyptus Soothes Dry Skin
Your skin has its own natural barrier that works to keep moisture in and protect itself from irritants. Ceramides (a fat) are found in your skin and contribute to keeping that skin barrier healthy.
Where does eucalyptus come in? This plant can actually boost the ceramide level in your skin, helping your skin stay healthy and hydrated.
6) Eucalyptus Refreshes Your Skin
In addition to soothing dry skin, eucalyptus provides another benefit that’s especially useful during the sunny summer months: it can cool and refresh your skin.
7) Eucalyptus Fights Bacteria In Your Mouth
If you haven’t picked up on the theme yet, eucalyptus is really good at cleaning! Your house, your sinuses, and now we come to your mouth.
Thanks to its bacteria-fighting properties, eucalyptus is effective at combating the bacteria in your mouth that cause tooth decay and gum disease.
8) Eucalyptus Is An Insect Repellent
Interestingly enough, in addition to lots of health benefits, eucalyptus can be used as an insect repellent.
Eucalyptus works to keep ants, mosquitoes, and other annoying buys away from you and your family!
9) Eucalyptus Helps Relieve Anxiety And Pain
It turns out that this can also ease your anxiety and help relieve pain.