Eucalyptus. Just the word conjures up the image of cute and cuddly koalas slowing munching on the leaves of this tree. In addition to being the munchy food of choice for these furry creatures, Eucalyptus Essential Oil is an incredibly useful and therapeutic oil. Like many of the essential oils that Plant Therapy, there is more than one variety to choose from. Before you get overwhelmed and start choosing at random, take a look as we break down each Eucalyptus essential oil and help you decide.
The only KidSafe oil on this list, Eucalyptus Dives is the optimal choice for any household with small children. This variety originates in Australia and strong herbaceous, woody, minty scent that is stimulating and uplifting. Use it to help clear up sniffles and ease congestion. It can also provide a helpful mental boost when you need a pep or want to freshen a stale room
Eucalyptus Globulus has a strong, very herbaceous scent with soft woody undertones. In addition to offering respiratory support, it can ease aching muscles and joints. It can also be used to stimulate healthy circulation and bring a feeling of warmth to the body.
This is the mildest of three varieties of Eucalyptus essential oils. It has a crisp, clean, aroma with a hint of citrus and floral. It has many of the same properties and benefits of Eucalyptus Globulus, but with a softer aroma.