'Nilgiri Tel' or eucalyptus oil has far-reaching affects on our overall well-being that we cannot ignore. So, here are 8 other health benefits of using eucalyptus essential oil you should know about. Read on.

1. It helps to relax.

The sweet smell of eucalyptus oil aides in relaxing the body and calming down your senses.

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2. It promotes hair growth.

Eucalyptus oil contains many chemicals that promote blood vessel constriction and cleansing. Massage your hair with this oil if you want to promote hair development.

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3. It treats dental problems.

Use eucalyptus oil if you have dental problems like cavities, gingivitis and even dental plague. The anti-bacterial properties present in this oil is effective for fighting dental problems.

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4. It aides in getting rid of head lice.

Gently massage your hair scalp with eucalyptus oil to get rid of head lice as it has many bug repellent qualities.

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5. It helps to deal with congestion.

Inhale a few drops of this oil to get instant relief from nasal congestion. The strong, smell of eucalyptus oil will clear your nasal passage instantly.

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6. It helps to ease diarrhea.

Massage a few drops of eucalyptus oil over the abdomen in an anti-clockwise direction to ease inflammation and diarrhea.

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7. It helps relieve muscle pain.

The anti-inflammatory properties present in eucalyptus oil acts as an effective medicine for external pain. If you have arthritis, ligament, tendon sprains, nerve pain and muscle pain, use this oil to alleviate pain.

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8. It can be used to treat ulcers, burns and cuts.

This essential oil contains cineole which is a natural antiseptic that is used for treating sores, burns, cuts, insect bites and stings.

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