Eucalyptus essential oil

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Our Eucalyptus globulus essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves and twigs of the Eucalyptus tree in Portugal. We need 50 kg to receive 1 kg of essential oil.

The tree is a tall, attractive, evergreen tree with pointed, bluey-green leaves that are extremely aromatic. The therapeutic properties of the plant have been utilised for thousands of years by ancient communities, including the Australian Aborigines.

Benefits

Eucalyptus globulus essential oil has strong antiviral properties. It is a popular aromatherapy oil for winter time, and is particularly beneficial for coughs, colds and flu. Also useful for headaches, neuralgia, and for muscle and joint pain.

It’s a strong germicidal calming the coughing , good oil for rheumatism and muscle pain. Refreshes the mind, stimulates and increases concentration, supports logical thinking.

Tips

A mixture of only 2% dilution of Eucalyptus sprayed into 5 x 3 meters sq. room will kill 70 % of staphylococci bacteria in the air, making Eucalyptus a wonderful household cleanser.

Put one drop on a tissue and inhale for a better breath and opens your sinuses or use for steam inhalation for cold & flu prevention and to help break down mucus and relax the bronchial smooth muscles.

Add to blends for sore muscle pain relief. Very cool and cleaning for the respiratory system along with the mental and emotional aspect.

Safety

Eucalyptus is toxic when taken internally,It is too strong to use with babies or children under ten years old on their faces or in a steam. Care must be taken when using with asthmatics. Eucalyptus wakes you up so don’t use it before you go to bed.

The suggested shelf life is 2-3 years.

Botanical name

Eucalyptus Globulus

Production method

Distillation

Part used for production

Leaves

Origin

Portugal

Main components

1,8 Cineole, a-Pinene, Limonene, p-Cymene.

Fragrance profile

The aroma of Eucalyptus is fresh, woody with a medicinal touch.

Quantity

15 ml