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Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)

Eucalyptus treeEucalyptus known also as Tasmanian blue gum tree or Australia fever tree, is one of the most popular herbal remedies which has been widely used around the globe to treat a great number of health conditions. Eucalyptus¬†(Eucalyptus globulus) is an evergreen tree native to Australia which is currently cultivated and being sold to all other countries of the world mainly from the Green Continent and Tasmania island though there are quite successful attempts to grow eucalyptus trees in North America (California), Europe (Cyprus, Portugal, Spain, etc.), Africa, Hawaii, and other locations. Eucalyptus tree is a very tall plant, and in alternative medicine it is primarily valued as a source of highly therapeutic eucalyptus oil produced by steam distillation from the ground leaves of eucalyptus tree. Eucalyptus tea is another form of using this herbal remedy. (more…)