Eucalyptus Pure Essential Oil

Eucalyptus pure essential oil is obtained from the leaves and branches of the eucalyptus tree, also known as Eucalyptus Globulus. The oil is extracted through steam distillation, which used about 110 pounds of Eucalyptus tree to make 2 pounds of oil.

The main therapeutic ingredient in eucalyptus essential oil is eucalyptol, and it has very strong germicidal and disinfectant properties. In addition it helps to relieve exhaustion and mental sluggishness.

You can suppress coughs by making a compress with the oil, and massage into your chest.

Do you need to disinfect a room where someone is or was sick. Spray some oil into the air, and the germicidal properties will kill the germs in the air, giving you a clean room with clean air. No one sick in your home, this is a good for the wintertime, when it is more hard to air out the house.

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Perches

“The best perches are the natural hard woods such as manzanita, ribbon wood and eucalyptus (very hard when it dries). Other woods may or may not be safe but it is best to stick to one of the three mentioned above.”
– – Barton C. Huber, D.V.M. (Dr. Bart) Basic Bird Care: Avian Health Care Tips

Perches play a very important role in your birds overall health.
Pet bird perches should be of different sizes and irregular. This aids in the exercising of the feet ensuring that muscle condition and coordination does not deteriorate due to lack of foot movement along the perches.
As a general rule your bird’s feet should go 3/4 of the way around the perch but in nature the birds perch on tree limbs of varying sizes. It is recommended that you use two or more different diameter perches. Remember however, that allowing your bird to play on top of his cage or walk on the floor will also exercise his feet
Tough eucalyptus wood makes the best perch your bird could ever have! Budgies love to chew on eucalyptus branches. They provide your bird with a source of stimulation. The chewing activity keeps the bird occupied for hours on end and the eucalyptus oil inside the bark is a natural health tonic. Eucalyptus branches also provide trace elements and minerals that are beneficial to your bird’s health. In the wild, budgies are very active in the morning and evening, but spend most of their day resting in the eucalyptus trees and chewing the branches. Natural (unrefined) eucalyptus oil from the bark is also a germicide that stops diseases of the feet in all Australian birds.
“Eucalyptus branches are nontoxic and are safe to use as natural wood perches.”
– Gillian Willis, Vancouver, B.C.
an “expert” in matters of poisoning and toxic substances

“The most suitable toys for unsupervised birds include natural foods such as grass runners (eg, kikuyu, buffalo grass), various seed pods (eg, melaleuca, hakea, Eucalyptus, callistemon and especially banksia for larger cockatoos), liquid amber, pine cones, vegetables, apple cores, clumps or tufts of grass freshly sprayed with water and short lengths of soft wood with bark attached (especially if live beetle larvae or borers are present). Any natural plant materials provided to birds must not have been sprayed with pesticides, chemicals or fertilizers. Fresh-cut branches from unsprayed fruit trees or vines with the bark intact are favorite treats for birds.”

The health benefits of the beautiful Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus are any of numerous tall trees of the genus Eucalyptus, native to Australia and having aromatic leaves that yield an oil used medicinally and wood valued as timber. There are over seven hundred varieties and many of them are known as gum trees due to the excretion of sap from any breaks in the bark. Humans have used Eucalyptus leaves and depend on Eucalyptus more often than they realize. Eucalyptus oil and its active ingredient eucalyptol are frequently found in the cough drops and salves you buy over the counter to treat colds and other infections, diseases and ailments. Eucalyptus has been used to lower the water table and reduce malaria and habitats for mosquito larvae to grow. Eucalyptus oils have been used for cleaning, deodorizing, and in very small quantities in food supplements like sweets, cough drops and decongestants. Eucalyptus oil Is also contains natural repellant properties and has been used in mosquito and flea repellants and also to kill dust mites. A couple other uses are in dyes and also, Eucalyptus is used to make the Australian Wind Instrument the Didgeridoo.

“It was also thought that the oils dropping from the eucalyptus leaves and the gums secreted from the bark, disinfected the ground around the tree. These secretions had a purifying effect just like its aroma did to the surrounding air. ”
“Abbott Kinney gave many examples of the success eucalyptus was having in arresting malarial fever”
“There were numerous reports worldwide of the success the eucalyptus was having in treating malaria.”
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Oils “Eucalyptus oil contains substances with strong antibacterial properties. Studies in animals and test tubes also found that eucalyptus oil acts as an expectorant (loosens phlegm in the respiratory passages), antiseptic (prevents infection), and deodorant. Like eucalyptus oil, the leaves of the eucalyptus plant contain substances that have expectorant, antibacterial, and antiseptic properties, but the leaves are also believed to help reduce inflammation and reduce fevers. In fact, one study conducted in Russia found that an alcoholic tincture containing eucalyptus leaves helps relieve chronic ear infections. Many researchers believe that the beneficial effect of the eucalyptus tincture may have been due to its anti-inflammatory properties.” Eucalyptus leaves contain tannins (which are believed to help reduce inflammation), flavonoids (such as quercetin which has antioxidants properties), and volatile oils
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