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How to Use Eucalyptus Essential Oil in the Shower

Aug 6, 2019 3:26:22 PM / by Kendall Johnson



Eucalyptus is a flowering tree with over 500 different species, that has essential benefits to the health, especially from the oil gland that covers the leaves. This oil gland contains oil that has excellent health benefits, which is why they are referred to as an essential oil.

The way you begin or end your day is essential in keeping your body and mind relaxed and yet active. Taking a shower to start the day or after a long day can be more effective in calming the nerves when using aromatherapy.

The benefits of the eucalyptus plant can be seen below. Also, the oils can be used for aromatherapy, and this can also be seen below.

Benefits of the Eucalyptus Plant

Relieves Cold and Catarrh

Treating of cold and catarrh is one of the major uses of the eucalyptus oil. It is quite effective in soothing a cough and clearing off mucus in the chest. Eucalyptus is a vital ingredient in many flu-treating rubs. It also helps to treat breathing-related issues such as asthma.

Insect and Pest Prevention

Insect bites can be harmful to your health. Eucalyptus oil helps scare and keep insects and pests off.

Promotes the Healing Process

The eucalyptus leaves were used to treat injuries and disinfect it since the early years. However, the oil in skin product or ointment boosts health while disinfecting, reducing pain and healing injuries.

Oral Health

It helps to improve oral health by fighting bacteria and germs in the mouth, giving a fresh breath, healthy gums, and teeth.

As earlier said, aromatherapy is an excellent way to relax the mind. Eucalyptus oil is very suitable for this process. Once your Eucalyptus oil is available and present in your shower, it becomes easy to use when needed.

Methods of Using the Eucalyptus in The Shower

Personal Oil Application

After taking your shower, pour a little on your palms and massage through your skin, take deep breaths during this process. The massaging helps diffuse it into the body, and inhaling helps the antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties to circulate through your body.

Apply the oil to a cloth and move it into the shower (if not there), sit the cloth at a spot where the water touches it partially. Increase the temperature of the water until there is enough steam, after which the temperature can be reduced to your preferred choice. This helps the oil diffuse within your body, keeping you rejuvenated.

Another method is to spray your shower with the oil (just a little), ensuring it touches the walls (to make it easy to diffuse). Increase the water temperature and allow enough steam to build up before going into the bathroom.

Using the Eucalyptus essential oil is cost-effective, requires no stress, and gives you the opportunity of a comfortable spa experience.

See Also:
Benefits of Using Essential Oils in the Shower
How to Make Essential Oil Shower Steamers
How to Make Essential Oil Shower Melts

Topics: shower

Kendall Johnson

Written by Kendall Johnson