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Eucalyptus-A traditional medicine
« on: June 02, 2012, 10:57:23 AM »
Eucalyptus tree is native to Australia and serves as the main food for koalas.
-The eucalyptus oil was used in traditional medicines to heal wounds and fungal infections.

-Teas made of eucalyptus leaves were also used to reduce fevers. Eucalyptus soon spread to other traditional medicine systems, including Chinese, Indian(Ayurvedic), and Greek and European.

-It is useful to treat coughs and the common cold.

-As a Home Remedy: Take some eucalyptus and mint leaves and boil them in water and  inhale its vapors. It will help you in curing your cough.

-If you have a sore throat every day. Boil a cup of water with 3 eucalyptus leaves and add 1 tsp honey and half lemon juice. Drink this everyday
before you sleep. This is simple and effective method to cure sore throat.

-A few drops of eucalyptus oil to the bath water can relieve you from a runny nose.