The lime eucalyptus is a plant belonging to the Myrtaceae family. Easily identified species due to its physical characteristics and also the health problems it can combat. Another common use for eucalyptus comes from the extraction of its essence, used in various products, including cleaning products.The eucalyptus lime trees develop in tropical climates, although they have the facility to adapt to others with colder climates. The leaves of the eucalyptus lime are easy to identify, as they are thin and pointed. Its leaves are white and formed from small filaments.

Properties of the eucalyptus lime

With active ingredient activated by eucalyptol, eucalyptus lime can be used to treat various health problems. Among the most common are: colds, respiratory infections, fever and skin problems. The herb can also be used to decongest the airways.

If by chance you have some of the symptoms listed above, it is advisable that the doctor is consulted, even before starting any treatment based on the use of the plant. Even though it is a natural substance, its use can have some health consequences.

Lime eucalyptus tea

To make eucalyptus lime tea, you will need a liter of water and 20 grams of the leaves. The first step is to bring the water to a boil. Before reaching the boiling point, turn off the heat and add the lime eucalyptus leaves. Leave the container capped for about 10 minutes.

Once this time has passed, use a sieve to remove all the leaves from the plant. After that, the tea is ready to drink. If you like, the drink can be sweetened with a little honey. As for daily use, it is recommended that it does not exceed three cups.