Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is a fast growing evergreen tree native to Australia but also cultivated in Southern Europe. Its name is Greek and means well-covered, as it was initially used to cover marshy regions. The health benefits of eucalyptus oil are well-known and wide ranging. Its properties include anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, deodorant, antiseptic, antibacterial amd stimulating. Eucalyptus essential oil is colorless and has a distinctive taste and odor and is rich in tannins, polyphenols and the active compound eucalyptol. As far as skin care is concerned, eucalyptus has a refreshing, antiseptic, antibacterial & antipyretic effect on skin, while relaxing body & mind.