Eucalyptus has a lot of health benefits, the same as peppermint. They both have been widely used in organic beauty products today, and combined together make a powerful formula to treat several health issues.
Eucalyptus is anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant, deodorant, antiseptic, antibacterial, stimulating, and many other medicinal qualities. Eucalyptus has a great distinctive odor. Its many benefits as an essential oil have attracted the attention of the entire world, and it has stimulated a great deal of exploration into its usage in aromatherapy as well as in conventional medicine.
The eucalyptus essential oil is obtained from fresh leaves of the tall, evergreen eucalyptus tree. It has antiseptic qualities. It has been widely used to heal wound, ulcers, cuts, abrasions and sores. It is also effective in salves for insect bites and stings. Also protects the open wound or irritated area from developing infections from microbial activity and exposure to air. It is also great to treat a number of respiratory problems including cold, cough, runny nose, sore throat, asthma, nasal congestion, bronchitis and sinusitis. Eucalyptus oil is antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and decongestant in nature, which makes it a good ingredient in many medicines that treat respiratory problems.
One very important reason that many people use eucalyptus oil is that it creates a cooling and refreshing effect. It removes exhaustion and mental sluggishness and rejuvenates the spirits of the sick, for that is beneficial in the treatment of stress and mental disorders. It can also increase the blood flow of the brain, reason why is considered as vasodilator and relaxes the blood vessels allowing more blood to circulate. Basically, more blood into the brain means more brain power. If you are also experiencing joint and muscle pain, massaging this eucalyptus salve on the surface of the skin will help to alleviate stress and pain. It is analgesic and anti-inflammatory in nature, therefore is recommended to patients suffering from stiff muscles, lumbago, aches, fibrosis, nerve pain, and many more.
Now the other key ingredient peppermint has great benefits. A tremendous ability to treat indigestion, respiratory problems, headache, nausea, fever, stomach and bowel spasms, and pain relief. Due to the presence of menthol, menthone and menthyl esters, peppermint oil has a wide range of uses. It is very helpful as an aid for digestion, a good tonic for those who have a low appetite, and helps treating motion sickness, nausea and upset stomachs. Is also able to relief stress, depression and mental exhaustion due to its refreshing nature. Effective against anxiety and restlessness, stimulates mental activity, clears the mind and increases focus on cognitive tasks. It is useful for pain relief and to increase a person’s immunity to various diseases and illness. It has an important role increasing blood circulation and helping to oxygenate the body’s organs and increasing the metabolism, as well as oxygenate the brain.
For these reasons this classic arnica salve is one of our best-sellers so far. The health benefits are enormous and also when used daily shows improvements in tolerance to exercise, relaxation, and healing.
This salve can be used before, during, and after your workout. The fragrance will remain for a long time, and the arnica montana benefits will work for hours. Remember arnica has several benefits for the treatment of bruises, swellings, inflammation, pains, and is a great complement for your skin when is used with essential oils and chamomile. The natural infusions of the oils will mix together and create a great compliment for your overall health.