Eucalyptus - Essential Oil
Eucalyptus 100% Pure essential oil is a go-to remedy for colds and the flu, a wonderful treatment for sore muscles, a key ingredient in nontoxic household cleaners and much more. In one study, researchers applied eucalyptus ointment on participants and discovered that it was able to help provide temporary pain relief, making it useful for athletes after a game. We use this essential oil in our Soothing Muscle and Body Rub.
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus radiata
Main Constituents: 1,8-Cineole: 69.41%
Plant Part: Woods and Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a strong aroma, Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil has a crisp, clean, camphoraceous aroma.
Blends With: Basil, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Citronella, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Myrtle, Frankincense, Spearmint and Tea Tree.
Product Abstract: 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. The leaves are the favorite 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. It is a great choice for adding to your diffuser.
Cautions: DO NOT DRINK essential oils. Dilute before use; may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so a skin test is recommended prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. For best results Diffuse or use topically with a carrier oil.
Jewel of the Lotus provides this essential oil guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on essential oil uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils.