For over a hundred years the expectorant action of eucalyptus oil has been beneficial in helping relieve the symptoms of respiratory disorders. Eucalyptus oil provided a quick, easy and effective way to help relieve the symptoms of colds when other forms of medication were near impossible to obtain.
Continued scientific testing of eucalyptus oil has confirmed its suitability in assisting cold and flu symptoms. Eucalyptus oil is a volatile aromatic expectorant with anti-microbial properties. When inhaled it makes secretions more fluid and relieves congestion of the bronchioles.
As an inhalation to help relieve colds, coughs and congestion add 2mL (1/2 teaspoon) of Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil per litre of steaming hot water to a bowl and inhale the medicated vapours, covering your head with a towel.
For easier daytime breathing sprinkle a few drops on a handkerchief and inhale. This is an easy and convenient way to take Bosisto’s Eucalyptus with you wherever you are.
For all night relief, many people use Bosisto’s in their vaporiser to help assist breathing and sleep. A gently steaming vaporiser with eucalyptus oil can help recovery by reducing congestion and keeping the atmosphere moist. It also refreshes the air and overcomes stale odours in a sick room (a special blend of essential oils for vaporisers is available in products such as Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Inhalant).
During the night many people also sprinkle a little eucalyptus oil on their pillow or on a handkerchief placed inside their pillow to help with easier breathing.
To freshen and disinfect a sick room use Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Spray. It is a wonderful air freshener with the clean, fresh fragrance of the Australian bush. It is not only a great disinfectant when people are ill but is excellent for clearing sinuses as well.
“I have been having Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil on sugar and especially on my handkerchief. This year I put it on my handkerchief and just inside the open end of the pillow. It was good at night times”. I.O. VIC
“I find Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Spray useful for so many things in and around the home. It is particularly good at night, making it much easier to breathe when I have sinus”. V.N. NSW
“We have found another use for the Spray – we keep it handy in the bathroom. My husband is asthmatic and when he has a ‘tight’ chest makes sure when he showers the bathroom is full of steam and the Spray in the steam seems to help”. L.L. SA
“As a horticulturist, I’m out of bed at 4 am every morning. I find a generous splash of Bosisto’s Eucalyptus Oil on the floor of the shower is the best wake up and clear the sinus remedy there is.” P.S. WA
“A short spray of Bosisto’s Spray on pillow at night helps keep nasal passages clear.” A.T. NSW
“A few drops of Bosisto’s Eucalyptus in an oil burner in the room that I am in helps me breath better but it also flows through the whole house making it feel clean and serene.” A.B. WA
“A little eucalyptus oil on a handkerchief is a great help when we have colds and stuffy noses” S.W. NSW
“At the first sign of a cold you should paint the soles of your feet with eucalyptus. I have friends and family who swear by it” L.D. NSW