Diffusing Eucalyptus Oil
Eucalyptus Oil Diffuser Benefits and Safe Usage
Eucalyptus oil is well known for its respiratory benefits.
It can help to clear congestion, reduce mucus and open your airways.
Infact, if anyone in our family has a sniffle it’s the first thing we reach for. It never fails to make our heads feel clearer again.
Eucalyptus oil isn’t just for treating cold symptoms though.
Eucalyptus oil is immune stimulating, headache soothing and anti bacterial so you bring all those benefits into your home when you diffuse it.
It’s benefits are well-documented and so it’s found in many over-the-counter treatments.
Researchers found that its “broad-spectrum antimicrobial action make it an attractive alternative to pharmaceuticals.”
So, lets take a look at the benefits of using eucalyptus oil in a diffuser.
Eucalyptus oil | diffuser benefits
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1. Congestion relief
Eucalyptus essential oil helps to stimulate the immune system and can be helpful for improving respiratory circulation.
Eucalyptus is amazing at making it feel easier to breathe when you’re congested because it activates your nose’s cold receptors.
Adding some Eucalyptus essential oil to your diffuser before bed if you have a cold can really improve your sleep.
This is the diffuser that we use around our baby and toddler.
2. Sore throat relief
Eucalyptus essential oil is used as an antiseptic to treat colds and sore throats.
It stimulates immunity, provides antioxidant protection and improves respiratory circulation.
Add a few drops of eucalyptus oil, to your diffuser to soothe a sore throat.
3. Respiratory support
Eucalyptus offers relief to people who suffer with chronic respiratory issues like asthma and bronchitis.
E. globulus oil has the anti-inflammatory effect on chronic bronchitis induced by lipopolysaccharide in rats and the inhibitio effect on hypersecretion of airway mucins.
4. Germ fighting
Eucalyptus essential oil has been found to be able to kill bacteria and viruses including E. coli.
A study even showed that it could kill airborne influenza viruses when diffused into the air.
5. Mentally stimulating
Diffusing eucalyptus creates a refreshing and cooling feeling.
It’s a stimulant and has been found to help some people who suffer from brain fog and stress to feel better.
6. Natural Bug Repellent
Eucalyptus essential oil is a natural bug repellent. Add some Lemon Eucalyptus to your diffuser to keep mosquitos at bay.
7. Room Freshener
Diffusing eucalyptus oil is a great way to freshen up a room.
It’s anti-bacterial and smells great.
Safely Diffusing Eucalyptus Oil | Tips
- Ingesting 3.5ml of undiluted eucalyptus oil can be fatal so make sure it is stored correctly and out of reach of children.
- Special care must be taken when diffusing essential oils around babies and toddlers (read more here).
- If you want to try any essential oil blends then try each oil individually first so that you can easily assess how it makes you feel.
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I hope you’ve found ‘Eucalyptus Oil Diffuser Benefits’ helpful. Happy diffusing!