Lemon eucalyptus is a tree and the lemon eucalyptus oil is extracted from its leaves and twigs and is used for many purposes. It has a potent bright citronella-like aroma. The oil possesses numerous medicinal qualities and is oftentimes found in many products.
Benefits of using lemon Eucalyptus Oil
Today, eucalyptus oil uses have a broad range of benefits including:
Lemon eucalyptus oil helps in removing any type of odor whether you are facing smelly shoes or a stinky bed cover, simply wash the item to remove the odor with wet rag which is soaked in lemon eucalyptus oil-infused water and place it outside in the sun until it gets dry. It prevents the odor.
Cleans your hands
Lemon eucalyptus oil is an excellent cleaner which helps in removing grime and grease from your hands and feet. You can use it by mixing into your salt bath. Just mix sea salt, spsom salt and lemon eucalyptus oil and massage your hands and feet to remove all the pollution.
Nourishes your hair
Lemon eucalyptus oil can cure dandruff and itchy scalp. It is also used for lice in replacement of chemical treatments. Add a few drops of lemon eucalyptus oil in some coconut and olive oil and massage your hair properly. It will nourish your hair if you do the treatment on regular basis.
Helps in curing sinus and allergies
It has been proves by a study that using lemon eucalyptus oil helps in treating sinus and other allergies. People with sinus and other allergies experienced more improvements in their health after using lemon eucalyptus oil as compared to the medical treatment. It also helps in clearing the throat by gargling with it.
Natural home care
Lemon eucalyptus oil does not only add a refreshing smell to your home products but also adds important microbial properties. Almost everything contains a few drops of lemon eucalyptus oil such as soap, laundry detergent, mop, water, toilet cleaner, and window cleaner and so on.
Cures cold and flu
Lemon eucalyptus oil is also effective in curing cold and flu by working and an expectorant and helping in cleansing your body of harmful toxins and microorganism which play a vital role in keeping you from falling ill. The most effective way you can utilize the oil is to drop several drops of the essential oil into your diffuser before going to sleep so you can take advantage of the healing benefits all night long.
You can also take a steam bath by adding cup of lemon eucalyptus oil in boiling water and inhaling the steam for 5-10 minutes.
Cleans the air
Lemon eucalyptus oil also helps in making your air pollution-free. Add a few drops if it into your vacuum and clothes dryer filters to freshen them up and sanitize them a little. Its great for killing germs in your home.
Cure respiratory problems
Lemon eucalyptus oil is very useful in treating respiratory problems such as bronchitis, COPD, asthma, pneumonia and even Tuberculosis. It has been proven as an authenticated treatment for asthma by dilating the blood vessels and allowing more oxygen to pass into the lungs. Mix lemon eucalyptus oil, coconut oil, peppermint oil and homemade vapor rub and massage your upper chest with it.