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Botanical Name:ÿ Eucalyptus Globulus
History: Eucalyptus essential oil has long been used in homes in Australia. In Spain, the timber of Eucalyptus was used in construction.
Properties: expectorant, decongestant, insecticide, analgesic, antirheumatic and antiseptic. Inhibits proliferation of the cold virus. Deters mosquitoes and other insects. Cools emotions, aids concentration. Effective in all types of fever, lowers the temperature, makes breathing easier, loosens phlegm. It is one of the most valuable oils for treating the respiratory system. According to research, the spraying of a 2% emulsion containing eucalyptus oil kills off 70% of local, airborne staphylococci. Helps with cystitis. Clears up sinus congestion.
Traditional Use: Eucalyptus Globulus is said to be analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-neuralgic, anti-septic, antispasmodic, antiviral, astringent, decongestant and expectorant. It is also valued in treating the respiratory system, as it kills 70% of local bacteria called staphylococci. It is also a good remedy for indolent wounds and ulcers and it should be used where there is any toxemia or sepsis.
Parts Used: Woods and Leaves
Color: Clear to pale yellow liquid
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Note Classification: Top
Aroma Description: very herbaceous scent with soft woody undertones.
Aroma Strength: Strong
Blends Well With: Basil, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Citronella, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Myrtle, Frankincense, Spearmint and Tea Tree
Safety Data: Eucalyptus oil should be used in dilution and be avoided during pregnancy. It is considered toxic if taken internally, non-irritant and non-sensitive. Avoid if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy.