Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) is in the form of trees or shrubs with green leaves throughout the year. The name is given due to the chalice shape of eucalyptus fruit bearing hidden seeds. Eucalyptus is a tree native of Tasmania (Australia), but is cultivated in the Mediterranean region and Asia, consumes a large amount of water. Its trunk can grow up to 60-100 meters tall, with an extension by up to 10 meters. Leaves are arranged in opposite pairs, bluish-green in color and have a waxy surface. Mature leaves are green-dark green, glossy, and sickle-shaped. The flowers are white to cream in color and produce large amounts of nectar and fruit have a woody consistency and have a diameter of 1.5-2.5 cm.
Properties – Antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, febrifuge, expectorant, diaphoretic, astringent, hemostatic, healing, emollient, antiasthmatic, digestiv, appetizer, antineuralgic, antirheumatic and antisalmonelic.
Chemical composition – The main chemical components of eucalyptus globulus is essential oil which is composed of a-pinene, b-pinene, a-phellandrene, 1,8-cineole, limonene, terpinen-4-ol, aromadendrene, epiglobulol, piperitone and globulol.
Recommendation – Fatigue, sleepiness, acne, herpes, furunculosis, burns, wounds, fissures, chilblains, pigmentation, insect bites, dandruff, hair loss, lice, nail fragility, stasis and inflammatory processes of the respiratory organs and nasopharynx , bronchitis, asthma, catarrh, cough, rhinitis, pneumonia, colds, flu, sore throat, throat infections, headache, hyperglycemia, arthritis, radiculitis, rheumatism, osteochondrosis, myalgia, inflammation of bladder, ureters and prostate, candidiasis (prophylaxis), pancreatic and intestinal diseases.
This plant is incorporated in natural remedy NON DOLOR.