✔ Great Antioxidant
Eucalyptus tea is a good source of these antioxidants and generally recognized as safe for adults and children. However, for ingesting, children are at high risk of eucalyptus toxicity and should get approval from a healthcare professional, thus avoid being ingested by children.
✔ Relieve cough and cold symptoms
Eucalyptus is widely used as a natural cold remedy and is a common ingredient in cold and cough products. Research has shown that it can decrease mucus and expand the bronchi and bronchioles of your lungs. It’s also a natural anti-inflammatory agent.
✔ Pain relieve, anti-inflammation
Inhaling eucalyptus essential oil may decrease pain. Eucalyptus contains many anti-inflammatory compounds, such as cineole and limonene, which may act as pain relievers.
✔ Promote relaxation, stress relieve
Eucalyptus is widely believed to decrease symptoms of stress. In one study, 62 healthy people experienced significant reductions in pre-surgery anxiety after inhaling eucalyptus oil. Eucalyptus contains eucalyptol, which has been found to possess anti-anxiety properties.
✔ Natural insect repellent
Eucalyptus oil is a natural insect repellent, mainly due to its eucalyptol content. Research has shown that it’s effective at warding off mosquitoes and other biting insects for up to eight hours after topical application. The higher the eucalyptol content of eucalyptus oil, the longer and more effectively it works as a repellent.