Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus Origin: China Family: Myrtaceae Aroma: Camphoraceous Perfume Note: Top Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Source: Leaves & stems Main Chemical Components: 1,8-cineole, pinene, limonene, sabinene Blends Well With: Coriander, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Pine, and Thyme
Description and Uses:
Eucalyptus Globulus essential oil ("the usual eucalyptus") is a fresh and stimulating oil with a penetrating scent and strong antiseptic properties. It is widely used to relieve congestion and muscle aches.
Eucalyptus essential oil can be used in baths or blended with a carrier oil to use in a chest rub for colds. Using eucalyptus in a vaporizer can help keep air germ-free in order to prevent those colds in the first place.
Traditional uses include: deodorant, antiseptic, soothing agent, and skin conditioner.
There are many Eucalyptus essential oils, including; Australian Eucalyptus, (E. australina); Lemon Eucalyptus, (E. citriodora); Dives or Broad-Leaved Peppermint, (E. dives); Peppermint Eucalyptus, (E. piperita); Blue Mallee (E. polybractea); Grey peppermint, (E. radiata); Cully Gum, (E. smithii) and more.