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In what advantage of essential oils? The eucalyptus of spherical

the Spherical eucalyptus represents an evergreen tree which height reaches 70 meters. It is distinguished by powerful root system and strong wood. Having belovato - a gray color, bark of a trunk and branches smooth and with the exfoliating external layer. The Raznolistnost of an eucalyptus fixes an eye: young leaves differ in an ovoid form, and leaves of old trees - lantsetny, up to 10 - 30 cm long. Leaves grow at an edge to sunshine and have a specific strong smell.

The eucalyptus spherical belongs to the blossoming plants. And it begins to blossom only by 3 - 5 years of life. Blossoming falls on the autumn period. You can find these trees in Australia, and also on the Black Sea coast of the Caucasus.

From glossy green leaves of a plant by steam distillation receive essential oil which the alpha - pinene, an alpha - mirtenol, eydesmol, globulol contains. The received oil easy, fluid, colourless, possesses cooling, smolisto - tart and myatno - camphor aroma.


Essential oil of an eucalyptus spherical possesses a broad spectrum of activity. Its aroma restores a psychoemotional state . And bathtubs with its addition promote restoration of forces after nervous tension or of physical overfatigue .

One more distinctive feature of oil is its salutary impact on integuments as antiseptic and of a resolvent . It was widely adopted in fight against acne rash : it is added to special oil mixes. Also oil is used as means for strengthening of hair and of prevention of emergence of dandruff .


1. Inhalations

Hot inhalations. Take a small pan with hot water, drop 1 - 2 drop of essential oil, bend over capacity and cover the head with a towel. Having closed eyes, inhale the proceeding couples for 5 - 7 minutes.

Cold inhalations. Place 1 - 2 drops in aromamedalyon or apply them on a kerchief. Steam inhalation time same, as well as at hot inhalation.

2. Air aromatization

Drop 5 - 7 drops of essential oil on the top part of an aromalampa, and in lower place the lit candle. As a rule, oil evaporates in 15 - 30 minutes. It is enough for holding one session.

3. Massage Take

any oil (1 - 2 tablespoons) for massage or massage cream and drop 3 - 5 drops of essential oil of an eucalyptus spherical there. After that put and rub in problem parts of the body before full absorption in skin.

4. Bathtub

Fill a bathtub with water which temperature should not exceed 37 - 38 degrees, add to it 5 - 7 drops of oil, and also 1 tablespoon of any other ingredient: for example, milk, honey, sea or table salt. Lie down in such bathroom of 15 - 20 minutes. After reception it is not necessary to be rinsed - be just wiped by a towel.

5. A sauna

Being in a sauna, take a bucket with 1 liter of water and drop in it 5 - 7 drops of oil. Then sprinkle a little such water in air, avoiding hit on heating devices.

6. A compress Take

the liter container with water of room temperature, drop in it 15 - 20 drops of essential oil, mix. Then take a cotton towel, moisten in this water, impose otozhmite on a sore point. From above put kompressny paper (or cellophane) and cover with something woolen. You hold a compress of half an hour till 2 o`clock.

7. Cosmetic procedures

Looking after face skin and necks, use such mix: take 1 teaspoon of any vegetable oil and add to it 1 - 2 drop of oil of an eucalyptus, carefully mix and rub the easy massing movements. If your purpose is to clear skin, then moisten a tampon in such mix and just wipe it.

8. Care of hair Take

1 tablespoon of shampoo, balm or a conditioner and drop in it 3 - 5 drops of oil. Then rub this mix in head skin, wrap up the head a towel and leave for 2 hours. Upon termination of procedure hair need to be washed out shampoo.

Apparently, range of use of essential oil of an eucalyptus spherical rather big. But before application experts recommend to prevent possible allergic reactions, to hold testing .

As oil cannot be used in pure form at contact with skin, take 1 drop of oil and mix it with any vegetable oil, then put for an ear. And if after 12 hours of allergic reaction it is not observed, you can safely use it in all above described ways.