BOTANICAL NAME: Eucalyptus globulus
PLANT PART: Woods and Leaves
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
DESCRIPTION: A thin, clear, colorless to pale yellow liquid
AROMATIC SUMMARY: A top note with a strong pungent aroma, Eucalyptus Globulus has an herbaceous scent with woody undertones. (some people find this eucalyptus offensive – for a softer, sweeter aroma, try eucalyptus radiata)
BLENDSWITH:. Tea Tree, Spearmint, Citronella, Lavender, Lemon, Cedarwood, Basil
BENEFITS AND USES: Eucalyptus is stimulating and healing that purifies and promotes health and well-being. An expectorant, aids with respiratory and sinus infections, colds, flu, coughs, fever, sinusitis, Place three drops Eucalyptus in bottom of shower to invigorate senses. Dilute with carrier oil and apply to chest and breathe deeply.
FACTS OF INTEREST: also known as Blue Gum. It’s an evergreen tree commonly found in Australia, which grows from 30 to 55m tall with long narrow bluish-green leaves and white-yellow flowers,the favourite food of Koalas, and have been used as traditional medicine by the aboriginal peoples of Australia.
CAUTIONS: Avoid if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy. For external use only. This oil should not be used by those who are pregnant or under the care of a physician. Dilute well before use. Keep out of reach of children, not recommended for use on children under the age of 2,considered toxic if taken internally Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.