Benefits and Uses of Eucalyptus Essential Oil

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Special thanks to Nature’s Bounty® Earthly Elements™ for sponsoring today’s post. All opinions are my own.

Benefits & Uses of Eucalyptus Essential OilSince I’ve started using essential oils, I’ve learned a lot about some of the things you can make. One of my new favorite oils is the Nature’s Bounty® Earthly Elements™ Eucalyptus Oil. I’m amazed at the things this oil does. Here are some recipes to get you started.

Uplifting Blend

8 drops ravintsara essential oil

4 drops Eucalyptus essential oil

2 drops tea tree essential oil

In a ⅙ oz (5 mL) glass bottle, combine essentials oils and shake to blend.

Use in massage oil – 1 tsp sweet almond oil with 2 drops of blend

Inhaler – 21 drops on inhaler wick, allow it to absorb completely. Insert wick inside the inhaler tube and tightly cap.

Steam inhalation – 2 cups boiling water with 1 drop of blend. Sit comfortably and place face 8 to 12 inches over bowl with a towel draped over your head to trap the steam. Breathe in the vapors for a minute and then raise your head  out for a few moments for fresh air. Do this for 5-10 minutes.

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Fresh Scents Blend:

80 drops Eucalyptus essential oil

60 drops tea tree essential oil

45 drops lemon essential oil

10 drops thyme ct. thymol essential oil

5 drops cinnamon essential oil

In a ⅓ oz (10 mL) glass dropper bottle, combine all oils and shake to blend. Use the blend in a bath (add 4-6 drops with 1 tsp milk and pour into bath) or in a massage oil (4 tsp sweet almond oil and 8 drops of blend).

Homemade Vapor Rub and Varies Benefits and Uses of Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Make Homemade Vapor Rub:

5 Tbsp Coconut Oil

2 Tbsp shea or cocoa butter

1 Tbsp beeswax

20 drops Eucalyptus essential oil

10 drops lavender essential oil

10 drops tea tree essential oil

 

Blend essential oils in a glass dropper bottle and shake to blend. (I like to make extra to use in bath bombs, see recipe for that below). Melt coconut oil, beeswax, and butter in a double boiler. Remove from heat and allow the mix to cool for 5 minute so that it doesn’t damage the oils. Then mix your essential oils in and blend. Pour mixture into a glass jar.

Eucalyptus is also great at removing stains and grease marks from clothing. Make sure to wash it in hot water (at least 104 degrees) and air dry. Make sure you air dry because some essential oils can cause fires in the dryer if they haven’t been removed completely from fabrics.

Eucalyptus is a must! Learn more about Nature’s Bounty® Earthly Elements™ online. You can pick them up at your local Walmart.

Right now if you participate in a 10-minute online survey from Nature’s Bounty Earthly Elements, they will send a $5.00 Walmart Gift card (first 100 people, U.S. citizens only, must be 18 years or older to participate).

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Meghan Cooper is a writer, content creator, movie critic, and geek living in Atlanta, Ga. She loves movies, traveling, and lots of coffee. Member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association, Georgia Film Critics Association, and Atlanta Film Critics Circle.

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