Eucalyptus inhalation

Required material

1 - 2 drops of eucalyptus oil

1 bowl

1 litre boiling water

1 big hand towel


Eucalyptus inhalation is recommended for colds, flu and sniffles.

Add 1 to 2 drops of eucalyptus oil to a bowl and pour over 1 litre of boiling water.

Cover your head with a hand towel and inhale the steam for approx. 5 minutes. Can be done 2 to 3 times a day.

Tip: 1 to 2 drops on a handkerchief can also provide relief when you're travelling.


Eucalyptus oil or products containing eucalyptus should never be used for babies and infants as these can cause breathing problems or seizures. This is why eucalyptus oil must always be stored out of reach of children.


Eucalyptus can have the following effects:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Decongestant
  • Stimulating
  • Expectorant
  • Stimulates blood flow

Helps against

Coughing, cold, flu, sniffles


eucalyptus inhalation

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