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Eucalyptus

Use eucalyptus oil to breathe easier, kill germs, and more

Posted October 30, 2013

One of the few essential oils most people can identify by smell alone; eucalyptus is very popular because of its effectiveness and range of uses. Originally from Australia, where it was first used by the aborigines, the locals started distilling and using the oil in the 1780s. The eucalyptus is one of the world’s tallest, deciduous trees, with some varieties growing as high as 465 feet. Making up about 75 percent of Australia’s flora, the eucalyptus comes in 600 species, with about 15 yielding valuable oil.

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Winter and The Benefits of Eucalyptus

Posted October 3, 2013

Most probably you already know that eucalyptus is an evergreen tree native to Australia. Usually the eucalyptus leaves are used to produce eucalyptus oil. This is colorless and it comes with a woody and sweet smell. In order to produce the oil, the leaves need to be steam distilled.

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What are the benefits of eucalyptus?

Posted September 26, 2013

Eucalyptus is a fast growing evergreen tree native to Australia. There are over 400 different species of the tree. Eucalyptus Globulus (also known as Blue Gum) is the main source of global eucalyptus oil production. Eucalyptus oil comes from the dried leaves of the eucalyptus tree. The oil is a colorless liquid with a strong woody and sweet scent.

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Chemical Composition of 8 Eucalyptus species’ Essential Oils and the Evaluation of Their Antibacterial, Antifungal and Antiviral activities

Posted June 29, 2012

In 1957, Tunisia introduced 117 species of Eucalyptus; they have been used as fire wood, for the production of mine wood and to fight erosion. Actually, Eucalyptus essential oil is traditionally used to treat respiratory tract disorders such as pharyngitis, bronchitis, and sinusitis. A few investigations were reported on the biological activities of Eucalyptus oils worldwide.

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The Role of Nutrition in Maintaining Good Eyesight

Posted April 30, 2012

The visual system the eyes, muscles, nerves and vision centers of the brain is one of the most complex and highly demanding systems of the body. More than 25% of the nutrition your body absorbs goes to feed the visual system. The visual system consumes one third of all the oxygen that you take in. Metabolism in the eyes is faster than anywhere else in the body. The concentration of vitamin C and other important nutrients is higher in the healthy eye than almost anywhere else in the body.

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