- Add one drop to moisturizer and apply to skin for revitalizing benefits.
- Combine with Lemon and Peppermint in a spray bottle and use it to wipe down surfaces in your kitchen or bathroom.
- While showering, place a few drops in the hands, place over nose, and inhale deeply to invigorate and promote vitality.
- For a DIY deodorizing spray, combine a few drops of Eucalyptus, Lavender, and your choice of citrus oil to a spray bottle with water.
- Diffuse with Juniper Berry and Douglas Fir for a refreshing, relaxing winter scent in the home.
What Is Eucalyptus Essential Oil Good For?
doTERRA Eucalyptus essential oil is sourced from Eucalyptus radiata leaves harvested in Australia, where growing conditions make the oil particularly rich in eucalyptol. Eucalyptol produces a cooling, soothing vapor when inhaled or applied topically. This vapor is beneficial to the airways when inhaled. When you feel under the weather, diffuse Eucalyptus, or rub a couple drops onto your chest, to promote feelings of open airways.
Its cooling actions also make this oil ideal for a soothing massage. To ease sore muscles, add a few drops of Eucalyptus to your favorite carrier oil, such as Fractionated Coconut Oil, and massage gently for relief. Eucalyptus offers soothing support during menstruation when massaged onto the lower abdomen.
How Do I Use Eucalyptus Essential Oil?
The aroma of Eucalyptus has a relaxing quality that makes it a favorite scent for spas. The minty aroma calms feelings of tension and stress and helps clear the mind. Diffuse when you feel stressed or anxious, or before bed to help yourself unwind. Try putting a few drops of Eucalyptus at your feet during your next shower to experience the oil’s invigorating properties.
Eucalyptus is purifying and cleansing and can be beneficial for the skin and hair. If you have oily skin, try adding a few drops of Eucalyptus to your skin toner or moisturizer.
Eucalyptus can also be used as a room deodorizer. To make a natural deodorizing spray, add Eucalyptus essential oil to a spray bottle filled with distilled water.
Where Does Eucalyptus Come From?
Native to “the land down under,” eucalyptus has been used for hundreds of years by Australian Aboriginal peoples to soothe skin irritations and promote feelings of clear airways.