Eucalyptus is one of the oldest native medicines used in Australia. It is known now for its use in inhalants and vapor rubs, and as a household disinfectant and cleaner. The word eucalyptus is derived from Greek meaning “well covered”. This refers to part of the calyx that initially covers the flower.
Oil Specific: Avoid while pregnant and with homeopathics. May cause skin irritation.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body.
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