Eucalyptus oil is a plant native to Australia and it has numerous benefits for hair,
Eucalyptus oil is oil distilled from the leaves of the eucalyptus tree (Eucalyptus globulus), an evergreen known for its fast growth. According to a 2016 study Eucalyptus Oil has antimicrobial, antifungal, and herbicidal properties.
These studies have shown that eucalyptus oil has antimicrobial, antifungal, and anti-herbicidal properties.
If your scalp has low levels of ceramide, then it can be vulnerable to dandruff. Eucalyptus oil is rich in bioactive compounds which can increase the ceramide content of your scalp and thus assist in dandruff control. This oil can also be used for reducing the scalp inflammation.
You will need 2-3 drops of eucalyptus oil and 2-3 drops of coconut oil to begin. You should take note that like all essential oils, it is recommended to dilute the eucalyptus oil with a carrier oil before applying it directly on your scalp.
In our case, it is being diluted with coconut oil. You should mix the eucalyptus and coconut oil and apply this mixture on your scalp using gentle circular motions. Once applied, leave it for 30-45 minutes for it to work on the scalp. Now wash thoroughly using plain water. This process should be repeated at least 2-3 times in a week in order for it to work effectively.
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Eucalyptus oil comes from the oval shaped leaves of the eucalyptus tree
which is native to australia the leaves are dried crushed and distilled to
release this essential oil.
The main ingredient is cineole which is also called eucalyptol which is known for its anti-inflammatory analgesic and aromatic properties.
Australian Aboriginals use eucalyptus as a natural remedy against wounds
infections aches and colds as well as clearing your sinuses, boosting mental clarity relieving sore joints and aches and pains.
Eucalyptus oil has some fantastic properties for hair primarily it can fight dandruff studies have shown that eucalyptus oil has anti-microbial anti-fungal and anti-herbicidal properties.
If your scalp has low levels of ceramide then it can be vulnerable to dandruff, eucalyptus oil is rich in bioactive compounds which can increase the ceramide content of your scalp and thus assist in dandruff control.
Antifungal components in eucalyptus oil help to kill the yeast-like fungus
called malassezia which is the most common cause of dandruff.
Adding eucalyptus oil to your hair care routine could help your hair to see an overall boost in hair growth healthy shine your dandruff will disappear - it can also treat hair lice and stimulate hair follicles. Though there aren't many clinical trials supporting the use of eucalyptus oil to boost hair growth.
This oil has been used for centuries particularly in Australia as a homeopathic remedy but there haven't been any clinical trials really supporting eucalyptus oil as an oil that boosts hair growth or gets rid of dandruff so i just want to put that out there so you know that eucalyptus can bring down inflammation on the scalp creating the perfect environment for normal healthy hair growth.
A 2017 Australian study has also found that Eucalyptus Oil can kill head lice Remember that if you're considering adding eucalyptus oil to your hair care routine, it's not safe added purely so you have to add it to a carrier oil for example coconut oil or olive oil or Argan Oil.
Eucalyptus oil can also get rid of a fungal infection called Piedra.
This is a fungal infection that results on nodules forming on the hair shafts according to a 2012 study, Eucalyptus oil was also effective against the fungus trichosporin avedas which is behind the infection.