Part of Plant: Leaf
Essential Constituents: Eucalyptol, Cineole
Organ System(s): Respiratory
Immune System: Eucalyptus contains a molecule called eucalyptol and cineole and they have been found to have the ability to attach to several strains of viral infections. These molecules also attach to mucuos membranes to reduce inflammation.
Use: Herbal Tea, Supplements, Extracts, Essential Oils
Eucalyptus is well known for its ability to clear airways, nasal pathways, and lung congestion. The constituents found naturally in eucalyptus can be found in many over the counter cough drop medicine.
Eucalyptus has a cool taste.
Precautions: Consult with a healthcare professional before using these herbal products, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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Prevention is key!