Eucalyptus is an
aromatic evergreen tea native to Australia and Tasmania.
The powerful essential oil is synonymous
with respiratory health, and it is
found in many popular remedies, including
liniments and balms.
oil of Eucalyptus is well known for providing immediate
respiratory support and
promoting healthy lung function. The herb tea made
from Eucalyptus Leaves is also a traditional remedy
for soothing scratchy throat.
The brisk, energizing
scent of Eucalyptus clears the mind, enhances focus,
and increases mental alertness.
stately Eucalyptus tree has found various uses over
the centuries. Historically, the
relied on Eucalyptus to relieve minor joint discomforts
and sore muscles. That traditional application continues
today. Once Europeans were introduced to Eucalyptus,
they too quickly recognized its many benefits.
Although Eucalyptus is native to Australia,
it is now cultivated in other parts of the world including:
South America, Spain and Portugal. It is also known
as Tasmanian Blue Gum and Australian Blue Gum Tree
haze produced by the essential oil from the blue-green
Interestingly, Eucalyptus tree is also
known as Fever Tree. Why? In Algeria, during the mid
groves of Eucalyptus trees were planted in marshy areas
known for breeding malaria-carrying mosquitoes. Due
to the remarkable drainage effects of the Eucalyptus
tree roots, the marshes were converted to drier, healthier
areas – eliminating the mosquitos’ habitat.