Peppermint Gum (eucalyptus dives)
This tall eucalypt from southern New South Wales has a fresh minty aroma. It makes a perfect replacement for peppermint and is much safer for use with children. Unlike most eucalyptus oils, this one is calming and relaxing. It is useful in times of mental fatigue or anxiety. Can also be used for respiratory conditions, or place in a footbath at the end of a long day on your feet. Blend with eucalyptus, tea tree, blue cypress or lemon-scented oils.
May assist with coughs, colds, asthma and other respiratory conditions.
Soothing and cooling for tired feet and muscles.
Often used in the treatment of headaches.
Analgesic qualities, may help with arthritis, rheumatism and muscle ahces and pains.
Calming, soothing, relaxing, good for anxiety, stress and mental fatigue.