BOTANICAL NAME: Eucalyptus radiata
MAIN CONSTITUENTS 1,8-Cineole
PLANT PART: Woods and leaves
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
DESCRIPTION: A thin, clear to pale yellow liquid.
AROMATIC SUMMARY: A top note with a strong aroma, Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil has a crisp, clean, camphoraceous aroma
BLENDS WITH: Basil, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Citronella, Lavender, Lemon, Myrtle, Spearmint and Tea Tree.
BENEFITS AND USES: Helps clear the mind, promotes feelings of relaxation and promotes feelings of clear breathing . Studies have shown that Eucalyptus oil is effective in helping lessen tension.
FACTS OF INTEREST: Eucalyptus Radiata is also known as Narrow-Leaved Peppermint. The young trees have oval bluish-green leaves while the mature trees develop long, narrow, yellowish leaves, creamy-white flowers and a smooth, pale grey bark. Eucalyptus leaves are the favourite food of Koalas, and have been used as traditional medicine by the aboriginal peoples of Australia. Eucalyptus Radiata is preferred over Eucalyptus Globulus because it is less harsh.
CAUTIONS: Avoid if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy. For external use only, this is considered toxic if taken internally. Dilute before use; may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so a skin test is recommended prior to use. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas