What is Eucalyptus Blue Gum Essential Oil?
Eucalyptus Blue Gum Oil is a versatile essential oil that is steam-distilled from the leaves and stems of the eucalyptus globulus, or southern blue gum. Its aroma is sharp and medicinal, with undertones best described as 'woody'. It has been used in Australian home remedies for many generations, and is a powerful antiseptic.
Eucalyptus Blue Gum Oil has powerful antibacterial and antiseptic properties, and is highly effective as a disinfectant. It has a well-earned reputation as a decongestant, and is above all refreshing and stimulating.
How to use Eucalyptus Blue Gum Oil
There are four main ways of using eucalyptus blue gum oil. We recommend using a quality Eucalyptus Essential Oil, which you can find here.
Add a few drops to a diffuser to cleanse the air in your home and relieve congestion.
If you have a head cold and want to try an old-fashioned remedy, add a few drops to a bowl of boiled water, place a towel over your head, and breathe in the eucalypt steam to relieve congestion.
Add a small amount of the oil to a carrier oil for an invigorating massage.
As a domestic cleaner
Dilute a small amount of oil in a bucket of boiled water to disinfect your floors and surfaces.
Use eucalyptus blue gum oil in soap to give it an antibacterial and antimicrobial kick.
Essential Oils are highly concentrated and must be used with care. Use with care in pregnancy—if in doubt consult with medical professional.
Not to be taken internally.
Do not use eucalyptus blue gum oil for treating medical conditions without first speaking to a medical professional.