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Eucalyptus essential oil promotes comfort during colds and flu and helps promotes feelings of clear breathing and open airways while also helping with concentration. It's natural antibacterial effects make it a useful air purifier making it effective for clearing sinus congestion, asthma, colds and coughs. As an expectorant, it reduces swelling of mucous membranes and loosens phlegm

Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)

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Eucalyptus essential oil promotes comfort during colds and flu and helps promotes feelings of clear breathing and open airways while also helping with concentration. It's natural antibacterial effects make it a useful air purifier making it effective for clearing sinus congestion, asthma, colds and coughs. As an expectorant, it reduces swelling of mucous membranes and loosens phlegm.

Eucalyptus oil is a penetrating oil that evaporates rapidly and can be used to remove sticky substances such as grease, tar or glue. It also has antiseptic, medicinal, deodorizing and insect repelling properties.

Botanical Family, Origin & Extraction: Myrtaceae (myrtle shrubs and trees); Australia; Steam distillation from leaves

Properties: Analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-catarrhal, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-viral, diuretic, expectorant, insect repellent, and stimulant

Body Systems Affected: Muscles & bones, respiratory system

Aromatic Influence: Eucalyptus essential oil promotes health, well-being , purification and healing with its camphoraceous, fresh and invigorating aroma

Other Possible Uses: This oil may be used for aches/pains, acne, allergies, bronchitis, burns, colds, cystitis, diarrhea, endometriosis, increasing energy, flu, gallstones, gonorrhea, hay fever, herpes, inflammation of the ear, inflammation of the iris, inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane, malaria, nasopharynx, rheumatism, skin infection/sores, sore throat, ulcers, vaginitis, viruses and wounds

Historical Uses: Australian aborigines used the eucalyptus leaves to bind up serious wounds. This would not only prevent infection but also expedite healing

French Medicinal Uses: Asthma, candida, coughs, diabetes, fever, hypoglycemia lungs, measles, migraines, respiratory stimulant, sinusitis, tuberculosis, urinary stimulant

Blends With: Geranium, lavender, lemon, sandalwood, juniper, lemongrass, melissa (lemon balm), pine, and thyme

Directions for Use: Approved by the FDA for use as a Food Additive (FA) or Flavoring Agent (FL)*

  • Use 8-10 drops in a diffuser of your choice
  • Dilute 1 drop oil in 1 teaspoon of honey or a 4oz beverage (i.e. soy/rice milk)
  • Apply to flex points and/or directly to area of concern
  • Apply diluted under the nose and on each side of the nose for quick sinus relief

Safety Considerations

  • Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas or mucous membranes
  • The information on this website is not intended to diagnose or prescribe
  • Use with caution during pregnancy
  • Do not use on children under 6 years old; use with caution and in greater dilution for children 6-14 years
  • Pregnant women & nursing mothers should consult a trained healthcare practitioner prior to using essential oils
  • You should not use this information for treating a health problem or disease or to make a self-diagnosis
  • Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you suspect that you have a medical problem
  • Stop using this product if you suspect an allergic reaction

GC/MS Report: The analysis of our Eucalyptus batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Eucalyptus globulus. No contamination or adulteration was detected. The results provided in the GC/MS quality analysis reflect the chemical composition of the oil and lot referenced on the date of analysis.

*Mockingbird Apothecary does not recommend ingestion of essential oils