- Respiratory + Sinus -
Eucalyptus leaves are a great source of antioxidants, particularly flavonoids, which protect your body from oxidative stress and free radical damage. Eucalyptus contains a compound called eucalyptol, which has been found to decrease nasal congestion, cough frequency, and cold-related headaches. Eucalyptus leaf extract has been shown to increase ceramide production in the skin, which may improve dry skin and dandruff. Eucalyptus oil is associated with decreased blood pressure and anxiety. It's believed to activate the parasympathetic nervous system, which promotes relaxation. Chewing gum with eucalyptus leaf extract has been found to significantly decrease plaque buildup on teeth and signs of gum disease. Eucalyptus oil contains a compound called eucalyptol, which has been shown to repel mosquitoes and other biting insects. It may also be an effective treatment for head lice. Finally, eucalyptus oil may interact with certain medications, such as those for diabetes, high cholesterol, acid reflux, and psychiatric disorders. Be sure to consult your healthcare provider before using it.
Suggested use: Add 1 tsp. In a cup of boiling water. Sweeten if desired, Enjoy! Or add to a pot of water and do a facial steam. Make an infusion for a bug spray. *Increase dosage if needed.
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