Eucalyptus Oil has been used for centuries and is trusted for its healing, soothing and cleansing properties. What packs the punch in Eucalyptus Oil, well it’s the component called Eucalyptol or Cineole.
The natural power and benefits of Eucalyptol or Cineole are remarkable, numerous and clinically proven.
B.O.N’s 100% Pure Eucalyptus Oil is “The Trusted Original #1 Eucalyptus Brand” and S.A’s top producer since 2002, with a cineole content of over 85%.
There are many different Eucalyptus Oil uses and benefits:
1. Colds & flu
Soothe and decongest respiratory passages when suffering from colds and flu. Add about six drops of eucalyptus oil to a bowl of boiling water. Place a towel over your head, close your eyes, lean over the bowl and inhale deeply. Alternatively, put a few drops on a tissue or pillowcase whilst sleeping, or in humidifiers.
2. Powerful antiviral & antibacterial
Add 20 drops of eucalyptus oil to 50ml of water. Use several times a day as a room spray, especially during the cold and flu season. Very beneficial in classrooms, offices etc. It provides a clean, fresh fragrance.
3. Asthma & allergies
Eucalyptus oil is highly effective in controlling dust mites, which are a major trigger in asthmatic and allergy attacks. By using a eucalyptus spray throughout the house and by adding neat eucalyptus oil in your washing cycle, these allergies can be reduced.
4. Arthritis, rheumatism, back & muscle aches
Apply a warm wash cloth to the affected area for a few minutes to open pores. Then massage a few drops of eucalyptus oil on skin for at least a minute. For sensitive skin, dilute the eucalyptus oil in an equal part of a carrier oil, like grape seed, almond or jojoba.
5. Head lice
Mix 3ml of eucalyptus oil in 30 ml of shampoo. Shampoo the hair and then wrap head in a bath towel for 10 minutes. Remove towel, rinse hair well and then comb out with a nit comb to help remove eggs. Repeat as required.
6. Aromatherapy massage
Mix eucalyptus oil together with a carrier oil such as grape seed, almond or jojoba for a soothing massage. Also useful for skin irritations such as scaling, flaking and itching.
Steaming with eucalyptus oil is also very beneficial. Add a few drops of eucalyptus oil to the water and allow it to vaporize in the sauna. Invigorating and head clearing.
8. Aching feet
Soak feet in warm water with a few drops of eucalyptus oil for a soothing and revitalising effect.
9. Baths & Jacuzzis
Add 3 or 4 drops of eucalyptus oil in bath water, stir well and then enjoy the invigorating effect. Antifungal, antiseptic and decongestant properties.
10. Sores, cuts & abrasions
Apply a few drops of neat eucalyptus oil directly to minor wounds after washing the dirt away. Strong antiseptic and healing properties.
11. Insect repellant
Mix a teaspoon of eucalyptus oil into a 500g tub of aqueous cream. Apply cream liberally to skin.
12. Insect bites & stings
To ease the pain and provide quick relief from insect bites, apply neat eucalyptus oil to the site. Do not rub in.
13. Hand cleaner
Excellent for getting rid of unpleasant smells, grease and paint. Rub hands with a cloth dipped in eucalyptus oil and then wash with soap and water.
Safety and precautions:
Eucalyptus Oil is highly concentrated and can be toxic if ingested. Store in a cool place and keep out of reach of children.
- Toxic: For External Use Only. Not to be taken orally
- KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
- FLAMMABLE – store in a cool dry place away from flames and heat
- Do not use when pregnant, breastfeeding, prone to epilepsy or hypertension.
- Use sparingly and avoid contact with sensitive areas.
- This product is not intended to replace any prescribed medicine.
Should any adverse effects occur, discontinue use immediately, and consult a physician.