Using eucalyptus in your shower will release beneficial oils which can help fight viral and bacterial infections, that are the main cause for a sore throat, nasty flu, annoying cough or sinusitis. Eucalyptus shower will release a multitude of beneficial oils that fight viral and bacterial infections. This is a great method to try in the winter months when flu and cold are prevalent. It has anti-inflammatory properties that can help open up the airways in your nose and throat.
The steam from the shower extracts the oils from the leaves, and the oils then act as a natural decongestant that helps clear nasal passages. The steam also maximizes the oils’ benefits, as it allows the microparticles to go deeper into your lungs.
To set up your shower, simply buy a bundle of fresh eucalyptus and tie the stems together with twine. Then, tie the end of the bundle to your shower head so that the branches are hanging upside down behind the stream of water. Its leaves are quite hardy, so it’s perfect to use in the shower, just as long as it doesn’t get too wet. Adjust the leaves so they don’t get hit by too much water. The combination of steam and eucalyptus will clear up your airways and congestion as you shower.
You’ve just created an at-home spa experience. Fresh eucalyptus will release the beneficial oils in the leaves The heat and steam help to activate the herb’s essential oils which can ease congestion.