Eucalyptus essential oil is one of mother natures best antiseptics. It can be used in creams, massage oils or directly in the bath for arthritis, aching muscles, headaches healing wounds and ulcers as well as most breathing related problems and colds. Eucalyptus can also be used in oil burners for helping concentration, hay fever or just sneezing attacks, insect repellent and colds, flu or breathing difficulties. It is also known to be added to gargles to soothe a sore throat. The therapeutic properties of eucalyptus oil include analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-neuralgic, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral and astringent. Aroma: Penetrating and medicinal. Note: Use in moderation, avoid if epileptic or high blood pressure.