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Herb Collection

Feed a Koala and Open Your Breath

Photo by Valeriia Miller on Unsplash

Eucalyptus includes a family of evergreen shrubs and trees native to Australia, and Koalas love it. However, it poisons most other creatures who ingest it, including humans. The leaves have long been used as an expectorant and cough suppressant, and it’s the active ingredient in Vicks vapor rub.



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