Eucalyptus oil ( Eucali Thailam)
Eucalyptus oil is prepared from the leaves of the eucalyptus trees. This natural oil has numerous health benefits.
Eucalyptus trees are known by different names like fever tree, stringy bark tree or blue gum tree. Eucalyptus oil extracted from the leaves of these trees is distinctively known for its odor and taste. It is considered to have analgesic, antibacterial and anti- inflammatory properties. Hence, it is used for the treatment of several medical conditions. Traditionally, eucalyptus oil is being widely used in relieving the symptoms of common cold. Many of the inhalants and lozenges prescribed for the treatment of cough, contains eucalyptus oil as one of the component. Eucalyptus oil vapour is a decongestant and is used for the treatment of bronchitis. The scientific world is conducting several studies regarding the usage of eucalyptus oil in aromatherapy and in conventional medicines. Some of the health benefits of using eucalyptus oil are as follows,
- Promotes good dental health
- Helps in healing the wounds
- Provides relief against the respiratory conditions
- Relieves muscle pain