The cool, crisp aroma reminds me of the park down the street from where I grew up. I spent years playing under the eucalyptus trees at that park, and I really do think the scents and aromas we like to inhale today can tell us immense information about our childhood and where we grew up. After inhaling a drop of the GuruNanda Eucalyptus Essential Oil, I once again feel calm and relaxed. Now, whenever I inhale eucalyptus oil, I feel happy and at ease.
GuruNanda Eucalyptus essential oil can help ease congestion when I feel a cold coming on. The camphorous properties of the oil soothe my lungs and the essential oil can even assist with congestion, as it is known to be a natural expectorant.
Historically, the eucalyptus tree is native to Tasmania and Australia. In traditional Aboriginal medicine, the leaves and oils were used for ages for ointments, tinctures and teas. The leaves and other parts of the tree have been used to treat several ailments ranging from fungal infections to headaches.
Whenever I feel like I might be getting a cold, I put one drop of GuruNanda eucalyptus essential oil along with a teaspoon of sweet almond oil as a carrier and apply it directly to my chest. This helps soothe my lungs and assists with expelling any mucus. If my sinuses get super stuffed up I bring a pot of water to a boil, transfer it to a nice sized bowl, add about 6 drops of eucalyptus essential oil to the water, get a nice big bath towel and cover my head as I lean over the bowl and breathe in the steam. This technique can be used for all ages with adult supervision, of course. This steaming technique can also be used in the shower but it’s less effective as the direct steam coming directly from the bowl.
Here’s another cool use for eucalyptus oil… a friend of mine had received a notice from her daughter’s school that lice were spreading throughout the classrooms so she asked me for a natural solution. Lice do not like eucalyptus so as a precaution she simply added a drop of essential oil to her daughter’s shampoo and conditioner and then before she got on the school bus she put two drops in her hands, rubbed them together and rubbed her hands all throughout her daughter’s hair. Now if by chance, the little critters do try to make your child’s head their new home, a known natural way to get rid of them is to mix GuruNanda eucalyptus Essential Oil and GuruNanda Tea Tree Essential Oil together and apply to the scalp. Put on a snug fitting shower cap for 10 minutes and then comb through the hair. Much better than applying chemicals directly to a child’s head and smells much better too!
I personally carry GuruNanda eucalyptus essential oil with me to the movie theatre nowadays and apply it to my hair before I sit in the seats as a precaution – you just never know.
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