How You Can Benefit From 5 Common Eucalyptus Oil Uses

Eucalyptus oil can be used both topically and aromatically. You may have already benefited from the special oil thanks to its soothing vapour during a massage or through inhaling or diffusing to clear nasal passages. Don’t just reach for the Eucalyptus oil when you are not feeling well, it has many other benefits including being able to help you to relax, clear your mind and purify the mind and body. It can even be used to clean the air, breath and surfaces without the need of additional chemicals.

When you purchase eucalyptus oil you should always make sure it comes from a reputable source that provides you with potent and pure produce. There are numerous copies available that unfortunately are highly diluted and are filled out with impurities which can weaken the natural power.

Remove sticky fingerprints

No matter how hard you try to keep your home clean there always seems to be a few stray fingerprints that you can’t remove or worry about using chemicals to do so. You will be pleased to know that eucalyptus oil is able to safely cleanse as a surface spray you can make yourself. All you have to do is mix 10 drops of eucalyptus oil with the same amount of peppermint and wild orange oil, add white vinegar ¼ cup is more than enough and ¾ of water. Shake and spray on the surfaces that need cleaning for natural effective and safe results.


You don’t need a diffuser or the time to soak in the bath to benefit from the aromatherapy benefits of eucalyptus oil. You can add just a couple of drops to the tray of your shower and the steam will create a similar effect giving you a clear and invigorating result.  If you already have a diffuser put it to use by setting up with some eucalyptus oil before bed to relax yourself for a restful sleep.

Add to lotion

You can add eucalyptus oil to your usual lotion to give you revitalising results. Just add one drop as a little goes a long way and apply straight to your skin.

Massage therapy

There’s nothing more soothing than a massage and you can enhance the experience by using eucalyptus oil. As well as being beneficial in moisturising your skin when combined with lotion it can also help clear your senses thanks to the cooling vapour.

Blending with other oils

Being all natural eucalyptus oil uses can be combined with other natural oils for more potent effects. Other oils known to blend well with eucalyptus oil include lavender, rosemary, thyme and cedar wood.


Although a natural product you should still keep away from children and pets in its undiluted form. If you are currently expecting a child, nursing or suffering from any serious condition you should first check with your medical practitioner to ensure that eucalyptus oil is safe for you in conjunction with any health solutions you may be taking. Keep the eucalyptus oil clear of your sensitive areas, eyes and do not put in your ears as this could cause irritation.

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