Hailing from the Land Down Under, the leaves of the amazing eucalyptus tree produce an oil that has been used by the Aboriginal people since ancient times for its numerous benefits. There are an astonishing number of health benefits associated with the herbaceous scent of eucalyptus oil. Any one who has ever used the cool, powerful scent of Eucalyptus to clear up the congestion associated with colds, flus, asthma and allergies can attest to how it cuts through congestion and helps you breath again. It also helps calm stubborn coughs. It helps treat respiratory conditions, sinus infections, colds, flus, and allergies. Gargling with warm water that has a few drops of Eucalyptus oil in is a great way to sooth a sore throat. It also soothes earaches naturally. Eucalyptus oil has many other uses as well. It calms muscle aches and pain. The oil has properties that repel insects, making in a natural bug spray. Putting some of the oil in your bathwater will help with insect bites, burns, wounds and acne. It has natural anti-inflammatory properties that will sooth your skin. A few drops in your favorite lotion will also help your skin. The antiseptic and antibacterial properties also help treat cuts, scrapes, burns and other wounds and prevent infection. It even helps treat sores related to herpes. Its antiseptic and antimicrobial properties also make it a natural hand sanitizer. The clean, crisp scent of Eucalyptus oil works well as a natural air freshener and deodorant. Eucalyptus oil known as mood energizer. Burning the oil or steaming the oil is a good way to reduce drowsiness, improve your mood, and revive your energy. It has a shelf life of one year. Important safety note: Essential oils are for external use only. Not for consumption.