EUCALYPTUS (Leaves of tree) Eucalyptus globulus
Eucalyptus has a clear, sharp, fresh and very distinctive smell is pale yellow in colour, it is a fresh and stimulating oil. Useful for the respiratory system, often useful in inhalations to clear the sinuses, and promotes a natural sense of well-being.
It is good in massage blends for everyday muscular aches and pains, antiseptic, antibacterial and antiviral. In aromatherapy, this essential oil helps to clear the mind and focus concentration, while reducing swelling in the mucus membranes.
Very valuable in fighting respiratory problems, fighting inflammation and sore muscles, rheumatism, headaches and nervous exhaustion, while boosting wound and ulcer healing and soothing skin eruptions.
Eucalyptus oil has a cooling and deodorizing effect on the body, helping with fevers, migraine and malaria. For the respiratory tract, it helps with coughs, asthma, throat infections, sinusitis and catarrhal conditions. It soothes inflammation and eases mucus, clearing the head from the stuffiness of colds and hay fever.
Eucalyptus oil is useful as a warming oil when used for muscular aches and pains, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains and poor circulation.
In skin care it can be used for burns, blisters, herpes, cuts, wounds, skin infections and insect bites. It can furthermore boost the immune system and is helpful in cases of chicken pox, colds, flu and measles.
Eucalyptus oil blends well
Eucalyptus blends well with Benzoin, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Rosemary and Pine.
The therapeutic properties of eucalyptus oil are analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-neuralgic, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, astringent, balsamic, cicatrisant, decongestant, deodorant, depurative, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, hypoglycaemic, rubefacient, stimulant, vermifuge and vulnerary.
Therapeutic properties explained
Our Eucalyptus Essential Oil originates from China and is extracted by steam distillation from the fresh or partially dried leaves and young twigs.
The main chemical components of Eucalyptus oil are a-pinene, b-pinene, a-phellandrene, 1,8-cineole, limonene, terpinen-4-ol, aromadendrene, epiglobulol, piperitone and globulol.
Eucalyptus oil should be used with care and people with high blood pressure and epilepsy should avoid it. Excessive use of this oil may cause headaches, non-toxic, non-irritant (in dilution) and non-sensitising
Not suitable for use on children under 3 years of age.