There are many well known health benefits of eucalyptus including anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant, deodorant, antiseptic, antibacterial, stimulating, and others.
This essential oil is extracted from fresh leaves of the eucalyptus tree which is also known as the "fever tree", "blue gum tree", or "stringy bark tree".
Eucalyptus is native to Australia, which remains the world's largest producer of it. A compound called Eucalyptol is present in this oil causing it to be an effective ingredient in many over the counter drugs including rubs, rash creams, and mouthwashes.
Eucalyptus oil is also commonly used to treat colds & flu, for hair nourishment, as a supplement to treat sinus and allergy issues, as an odor remover or spot remover, and for wound treatment due to it's antimicrobial and antiseptic properties.