Hailing from the Land Down Under, the leaves of the amazing eucalyptus tree produce an oil that has been used by the Aboriginal people since ancient times for its numerous benefits. There are an astonishing number of health benefits associated with the herbaceous scent of eucalyptus oil. Any one who has ever used the cool, powerful scent of Eucalyptus to clear up the congestion associated with colds, flus, asthma and allergies can attest to how it cuts through congestion and helps you breath again. It also helps calm stubborn coughs. It helps treat respiratory conditions, sinus infections, colds, flus, and allergies. Gargling with warm water that has a few drops of Eucalyptus oil in is a great way to sooth a sore throat. It also soothes earaches naturally.