PART USED: Leaf
PROPERTIES: Antiseptic, Expectorant, Stimulant, Analgesic, Antipyretic
SYSTEMS AFFECTED: Respiratory, Muscular
POSSIBLE USES: chest infections, strains, sprains, fevers
Eucalyptus is a traditional Aboriginal remedy for infections and fevers. It is now used throughout the world for these ailments. The astringent properties of Eucalyptus make it effective against colds, flu, sore throats, and bacterial infections of many kinds. Eucalyptus is a strong expectorant for the respiratory system.