Eucalyptus trees are tall, evergreen trees that grow up to 50 feet in height and are sometimes referred to as Gum Trees. Eucalyptus Globulus essential oil is layered with refreshing properties. It has a minty, vibrant and refreshing aroma that is cooling, purifying and invigorating. It is a common ingredient in cold care products, chest salves and inhalants and has been found in these and other similar products for over 100 years. The main chemical components of Eucalyptus essential oil make it ideal oil to promote feelings of clear breathing and open airways and for creating a soothing massage experience. Eucalyptus has purifying properties that can be beneficial for the skin and for cleansing surfaces and the air. Studies have shown that Eucalyptus is effective in helping lessen tension.
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus
Aromatic Description: Camphoraceous, airy
Collection Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Leaf
Main Constituents: Eucalyptol, alpha-terpineol
Shelf Life : 2 to 3 years
Blending : Eucalyptus oil blends well with benzoin, thyme, lavender, lemongrass, lemon and pine.
Massage : Eucalyptus oil can be used in blended massage oil where it is a great warming oil for muscular aches and pains, sprains and poor circulation, or, diluted in the bath, to assist with arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, mucous congestion, colds, headaches, rheumatism, sinusitis, catarrh, fatigue and muscular aches and pains. It also helps speed up slow healing wounds and reduce skin congestion.
Diffusion : In burners and vaporisers eucalyptus oil may be used for frequent sneezing, hay fever, flu, respiratory problems, as an insect repellent, headaches and for helping to improve concentration.
Safety : DO NOT ingest the oil. Possible skin sensitivity. Always do a patch test on a small area of skin. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. I massage applications, blend with good quality coconut oil or other good quality carrier oils at a ratio of 3 to 5 drops essential oil to 1 tablespoon carrier oil. Keep in a dry cool place away from direct sunlight.
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