Eucalyptus Oil for Skin Lightening

Eucalyptus oil for skin lightening

Eucalyptus leaves are renowned for its healing and antiseptic properties. Oil extracted from its leaves is prominently known as eucalyptus oil. Cineole is a chemical compound found in this oil that has great medicinal properties and can effectively reduce inflammation.

Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and analgesic properties residing in eucalyptus oil can treat bronchitis, skin infections, relieve pain, boost immune system and can aid to get rid of cold. Assorted properties in this oil can help restrain bacterial infection and enhance healing; anyhow eucalyptus oil for skin lightening may not be effective.

Your sensitive skin gets its color from a pigment known as melanin. Due to external and internal factors, melanin production increases exponentially at different spots. UV rays, pollution, dead cells and dry skin all combine to form dark patches over the skin.

Eucalyptus leaves

Eucalyptus oil has antibacterial activity that can thwart bacterial infection and anti-inflammatory property can reduce pain. Moisturizing ability helps to get rid of dry skin and healthy functioning of the skin. But, to fade dark patches you must try something more effective remedy that include vitamin C. Eucalyptus oil can’t lighten your dark patches, however you can use it to heal minor wounds, injuries, insect bites and other skin ailments.

Initially, you must wipe the impurities and dead cells off the face. You can do this by massaging with raw honey, baking soda or sugar. Then apply gram flour face mask or honey lemon mask for 15-20 minutes.


Eucalyptus oil can effectively treat skin and health ailments, but it may not lighten your skin tone effectively. You can try honey, cucumber, gram flour and milk powder for skin lightening.

Note: These home remedies lack scientific evidence, but thousands of people are using it as they see positive results. If you ever used eucalyptus oil for skin lightening, then please share your views in comments and let us know.

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