Eucalyptus is native to Australia and has spread to other parts of the world including India, Europe and South Africa. Though many countries produce eucalyptus oil in small quantities, the prime source of eucalyptus oil for the world is still Australia.
Traditionally, Eucalyptus species have been used for insect repellent, respiratory infections and mouth washes. The Australian Aborigines have used the leaves to disinfect wounds and treat infections for thousands of years. the best-known essential oil worldwide might be eucalyptus oil, produced from the leaves of Eucalyptus globulus.
Steam-distilled eucalyptus oil is used throughout Asia, Africa, Latin America and South America as a primary cleaning/disinfecting agent added to soaped mop and countertop cleaning solutions; it also possesses insect and limited vermin control properties. Aroma
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Plant Properties Antiviral, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, and antiseptic.
Treats respiratory and sinus infections, viral infections, Candida, acne, bronchitis, rheumatism and arthritis, muscle aches and pains, diabetes, measles, migraines, ulcers, wounds, and ear inflammation.