Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Eucalyptus globulus (Australia)
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Source: fresh leaves
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Fresh, penetrating, medicinal
Blends Well With:lavender, lemon, pine, rosemary, and thyme
KidSafe®: NO-This essential oil should not be used on or near the faces of babies or children under 10 years of age.
Cautions: Diluted properly and used with adults, generally non-toxic and non-irritant in small amounts. It should only be used externally; do not take internally. You should not use Eucalyptus Essential Oil on or around the faces of children under 10 years of age. This essential oil is best avoided in cases of asthma, except under the guidance of a qualified health care professional. Use this essential oil sparingly – it has strong actions. Do not use if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
The Blue Gum tree, from which Eucalyptus globulus Essential Oil is distilled, ranks among the tallest trees in the world. Also known as the Gum Tree or Stringy Bark, this evergreen giant has been known to reach over 300 feet in height. Originally native to Australia and Tasmania, it is now grown on most continents as a source of essential oil, sturdy lumber, and ornamental beauty.
Eucalyptus oil benefits include its ability to:
- Improve respiratory conditions.
- Relieve cough.
- Improve seasonal allergies.
- Fight infections.
- Reduce pain and inflammation
- Alleviates headaches
- Aids wound care
- Improves earaches
- Boost mental clarity
- repels rats
Use in a diffuser, personal aromatherapy inhaler, or dilute in a carrier for topical application.