Eucalyptus has many medicinal uses, especially, as a major component in throat and cough medicines. it is used for its calming properties and ability to ease air ways.
properties. antibacterial, anti-infectious, analgesic, anticatarrhal, antiviral, expectorant, anti-inflammatory, and insecticidal.
help stop the coughing at night so you and your little one can get that much needed sleep, this is a great natural substitute for Vicks Vapor Rub.
Natural cough remedy
mix 4-6 drops of eucalyptus essential oil with a dab of coconut oil (coconut oil is a solid at room temp) or unscented massage cream in the palm of your hand, immediately rub the mixture on the bottom of their feet and chest, put socks on to prevent it from rubbing off. you can also use a q-tip to dab a bit of the mixture just inside and under their stuffy nose, the coconut oil will help moisturizer a dry nose, while the eucalyptus helps clear the sinus.
cough should subside within minutes and should provide relief for hours. this can be used for adults too.