Eucalyptus is a popular herbal cold remedy, since its intense, fresh fragrance makes breathing easier.
The healing properties of eucalyptus are in the leaves, which are used to make the essential oil. It is considered as one of the most powerful naturally derived antiseptics and relieves cramps and mucous obstructions. Eucalyptus oil also cleanses the blood and promotes wound healing.
Depending on whether it is used externally or internally, eucalyptus oil also helps the body to fight pathogens and accelerate the healing process.