Eucalyptus globulus essential oil aids respiratory ailments and provides relief from congestion. It is highly anti-microbial. Use it in a diffuser to help keep colds away. Eucalyptus globulus essential oil stimulates circulation and warms the body, increases concentration, and is useful for relieving rheumatic aches and pains. Use it in a steam shower or sauna to help relieve cold and flu congestion. Dabbed on carefully with a cotton swab, it can help stop the irritation of a bug bite. Eucalyptus globulus essential oil is useful as an insect repellent and as a treatment for lice and athletes foot. It has a dominating scent, but it blends well with pine, lemon, lime, cedarwood, bergamot and tea tree. Use Eucalyptus globulus at half strength in the diffuser for children’s rooms.