Eucalyptus Oil - 100ml
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus Radiata
Plant Part: Woods and Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
100% Pure Natural Essential Oils
Most essential oil is distilled from the Blue Gum EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS, although blue gum is the most widely used variety, a less well know species, EUCALYPTUS RADIATA is a better choice for use in aromatherapy, as it has all properties described below, but a pleasanter aromas than the common Eucalyptus, is more easily assimilated and less likely to irritate the skin. EUCALYPTUS DIVES and Lemon scented EUCALYPTUS CITRIODORA have some value particularly in allowing the therapist to vary the oil if it is needed over more than 2-3 weeks. The oil can be distilled from young and old leaves. It is pale yellow in colour, with a penetrating and refreshing smell that is too familiar to need description. Some report recorded a spray containing 2% essential oil of Eucalyptus will kill 70% of staphylococci in the air.
Color: Clear to pale yellow liquid.
Properties: Analgesic, Antirheumatic, Antiphlogistic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Antiviral, Bacteriacide, Balsamic, Cicatrisant, Decongestant, Deodorant, Depurative, Diuretic, Expectorant, Febrifuge, Hypoglycemiant, Insecticide, Rubefacient, Stimulant, Vermifuge, Vulnerary.
Mind: Cooling effect upon emotions. Clears the head, aids concentration and strengthens the nervous system.
Common Uses: Eucalyptus Essential Oil is fantastic on skin ailments such as burns, blisters, wounds, insect bites, lice, and skin infections. It contains a high percentage of cineol, also known as eucalyptol, popularly used to relieve colds and congestion. Eucalyptus Radiata is preferred over Eucalyptus Globulus because it is less harsh, more pleasant to inhale and less likely to irritate the skin. It can also be used on sore muscles and joints and also as an antiseptic.
Eucalyptus work well on the genito-urinary system against such problems as cystitis and diarrhoea. Seems to dissolve gall stones and has been used to treat nephritis, gonorrhoea, haemorrhage and diabetes. Its reputedly helpful with scarlet fever, dysentery, typhoid, diphtheria and malaria as well as chickenpox. Also good for preventing bacterial growth and subsequent pus formation, aiding construction of new tissue. The antisepic and healing properties valuable for burns, cut, wounds, ulcers and inflammatory conditions also seem to respond well. impregnated gauze as a post operative dressing can helps to form new tissue as the burn heals. Good to decdorising action upon the body.
Blends well with: Basil, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Citronella, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Myrtle, Frankincense, Spearmint and Tea Tree.
Aromatic Scent: Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil has a crisp, clean, camphoraceous aroma with back notes of citrus/floral.
Cautions: 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.