The leaves of Eucalyptus are dried, crushed and distilled to extract this essential oil. Eucalyptus oil is known to silence the cough for ages. Few drops of Eucalyptus oil in boiling water gives some powerful steam that can help you in clearing your chest, blocked nose and loosens the mucus. It is also known to keep mosquitoes and other insects at bay. It helps the easy functioning of the respiratory tract and also disinfects the wounds. It is used for relieving joint pains too. One oil with multiple benefits. Isn’t it a genie in a bottle?.