Eucalyptus essential oil is derived from the leaves of the eucalyptus tree, which belongs to the genus Eucalyptus. There are over 700 species of eucalyptus trees, but Eucalyptus globulus (blue gum) and Eucalyptus radiata are the most commonly used species for extracting the oil.
The essential oil is obtained through steam distillation of the fresh or partially dried leaves and young twigs. It has a strong, fresh, and invigorating aroma with hints of camphor and a slight woody undertone. Eucalyptus oil is known for its various therapeutic properties and has been used traditionally for centuries.
Respiratory Support: Eucalyptus oil is well-known for its ability to support the respiratory system. It can help clear congestion, relieve coughs, and ease breathing difficulties. The oil is often used in steam inhalation or added to chest rubs and diffusers to promote respiratory health.
Antimicrobial Properties: Eucalyptus essential oil has strong antimicrobial properties due to its active compounds like eucalyptol. It can help combat bacteria, viruses, and fungi, making it valuable for disinfecting surfaces and purifying the air.
Pain Relief: The oil possesses analgesic properties that can help alleviate muscle and joint discomfort. It is often used in massage blends to soothe sore muscles and promote relaxation.
Insect Repellent: Eucalyptus oil's refreshing aroma acts as a natural insect repellent. It can help keep mosquitoes, flies, and other pests away when used in sprays or diffusers.
Mental Clarity and Focus: Eucalyptus oil's invigorating scent can help improve mental clarity, increase alertness, and enhance concentration. It is often used in aromatherapy to promote focus and mental sharpness.
Skin Care: Eucalyptus essential oil is used in skincare for its antiseptic properties. It can help cleanse and refresh the skin when added to skincare products or used in diluted form in a facial steam.
Soothing Effect: The cooling properties of Eucalyptus oil can provide a soothing effect on the skin, making it beneficial for soothing skin irritations and sunburns.
Natural Cleaning Agent: Due to its antimicrobial properties, Eucalyptus oil can be used in homemade cleaning solutions to disinfect surfaces and freshen up the home environment.
Headache Relief: Eucalyptus oil's analgesic and cooling properties can be helpful in alleviating headaches and migraines. Applying diluted Eucalyptus oil to the temples and forehead may provide relief.
Emotional Well-being: Eucalyptus oil's aroma can have positive effects on emotions, helping to reduce feelings of stress, promote relaxation, and uplift the mood.
Respiratory Support: Eucalyptus oil is widely used for respiratory support. It can help clear congestion, relieve coughs, and ease breathing difficulties. To experience its benefits, you can add a few drops of Eucalyptus oil to a bowl of steaming hot water, cover your head with a towel, and inhale the steam.
Natural Insect Repellent: The refreshing aroma of Eucalyptus oil acts as a natural insect repellent. It can help keep mosquitoes, flies, and other pests away. You can use Eucalyptus oil in a spray or diffuser to deter insects during outdoor activities.
Pain Relief: Eucalyptus oil possesses analgesic properties that can help alleviate muscle and joint discomfort. Diluted Eucalyptus oil can be applied topically to soothe sore muscles and promote relaxation.
Aromatherapy: Eucalyptus oil is commonly used in aromatherapy to promote mental clarity, increase alertness, and enhance concentration. Diffusing Eucalyptus oil in the air can create a refreshing and uplifting ambiance, making it beneficial for enhancing focus and relieving stress.
Directions For Use:
Aromatic use: Add three to four drops to the diffuser of your choice.
Topical use: To apply topically, dilute one drop essential oil to 10 drops carrier oil. See additional precautions below.
All our oils are for external use only. Never use our natural essential oils or nature identical oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues that could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts. This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer on the bottom of our homepage. Bottles are filled by volume. Some bottle sizes may not be filled to the top, but do contain the volume of oil specified.
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus Globulus
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Colour: Colourless to Pale Yellow
Aromatic Scent: Sweet, fruity-lemon fragrance with rosemary-like undertones.
Aromatic Strength: Strong
Blends Well With: Basil, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Coriander, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Myrtle, Frankincense, Spearmint and Tea Tree.
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