Eucalyptus is an evergreen plant, in natural conditions is high tree, there are bush kinds. Leaves are dense, opposite, naked, silvery or of bluish color, at grinding publish specific aroma. Many are covered by wax touch. The flowers are collected in umbrellas inflorescence. Stamens in flowers are red, white, pink, give to the Eucalyptus special decorative effect. Blossoms in the spring or in the summer, it depends from the kind.
Leaves of Eucalyptus contain essence, tannins, acids. Eucalyptus oil possesses bactericidal properties, it apply to inhalations, as distracting at rheumatic pains, a neuralgia. Essence of Eucalyptus is used at treatment of a chronic laryngitis, quinsy, skin, pulmonary and eye diseases, as anticough mean. It’s a part of some ointments for healing of wounds. In some countries oil of Eucalyptus use for scaring away the insects.