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Eucalyptus oil: Essential oil extraordinaire

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  • Eucalyptus oil is extracted from fresh or partially dried leaves and young twigs, and undergoes steam distillation. You can make oil from eucalyptus leaves on your own, saving you money and allowing you a fresh supply of the oil
  • Diluted eucalyptus oil may be helpful in addressing coughs, bronchitis, and sinus and respiratory infections. It can also act as an insect repellent and may help treat wounds, burns and ulcer

Eucalyptus oil is a pure essential oil that has practical and industrial uses, as well as healing properties. It comes from a fast-growing evergreen tree species native to Australia, with global eucalyptus oil production mainly focusing on the Eucalyptus globulus or "Blue Gum" tree. Learn more about this essential oil — and how it can benefit your health and well-being.


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