eucalyptus


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eu·ca·lyp·tus

(yū'kă-lip'tŭs),
The dried leaves of Eucalyptus globulus (family Myrtaceae), the blue gum or Australian fever tree.

eucalyptus

Herbal medicine
An evergreen, the volatile oil of which contains eucalyptol and cineole, pinenes, sesquiterpene alcohols and others. It is antiseptic and expectorant, and is commonly used as a steam inhalant for asthma and respiratory infections and to soothe oral mucosae, and used topically for dry skin and dandruff.
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Eucalyptus oil can be inhaled to decongest the throat and ease congestion.
According to the study, the eucalyptus plantation in India with modern clonal technology causes no adverse impact on either the environment or on the water table.
"Boost Oxygen Menthol Eucalyptus can relax the nervous system and muscles, not to mention helping relieve pent up stress.
When not asleep a koala feeds on eucalyptus leaves, especially at night.
He was among several others who expressed reservations regarding planting eucalyptus. 'Why are you planting eucalyptus when it consumes so much water,' Mr Dullah asked.
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Upon the expiry of the notice, the governor said he will use all resources at his disposal to destroy all eucalyptus trees without notifying defiant landowners.
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'In the market, Eucalyptus plants are being sold at Rs3 per sapling while in under Green Pakistan programme it is being purchased for Rs13 per plant,' Senator Shamim Afridi said this while presiding over the meeting of Senate Standing Committee on Water Resources.
Peach Ethical Vapour Rub Combining white petroleum and camphor with eucalyptus and menthol, this decongestant is a bargain but effective.