While most of the research surrounding the benefits of eucalyptus centers around eucalyptus oil, the leaves are actually incredibly beneficial and, though not as potent as the oil, can still deliver relief from a variety of symptoms. Here are our favorite benefits of eucalyptus leaves and how to make your own delicious herbal tea in just a few simple steps.
Winter not only brings the promise of warm drinks and cozy sweaters, but it also brings along something much more sinister in the form of stuffy noses, sneezes, sore throats, and irritating coughs. If you are smart, you are taking steps now to boost your immune system and give it a fighting chance against cold and flu season. Because, unfortunately, there is no cure for the common cold, so prevention is your best choice. However, you may want to ease up on those vitamin C tablets you’ve been eating like candy (as they’re not incredibly effective) and try these easy, natural methods instead.