Latin Name: Eucalyptus Globulus
Extraction: Steam distilled from the twigs and leaves.
Aroma: A sharp, fresh and penetrating camphorous scent with green, medicinal note.
Native to Australia, Eucalyptus Globulus is derived from the ‘Blue Gum’ tall evergreen tree with long, narrow leaves bearing small white or yellow flowers.
There are more than 700 different species of Eucalyptus trees. Purifying and cooling, the Aborigines of Australia have widely applied these leaves of Eucalyptus for their antiseptic and healing uses.
Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, expectorant, antibiotic, antifungal, febrifuge, anti-infective, antineuralgia, mucolyptic, decongestant, diuretic, anti-rheumatic, immune support
USES IN AROMATHERAPY
The emotional qualities of all Eucalyptus varieties are similar.
Eucalyptus Blue Gum essential oil has a softer yet more complicated aroma than other species of Eucalyptus. By far the most popular and well-known variety, the invigorating aroma of Eucalyptus taps into our inner strength and boost the feeling of self-confidence, steadfast and unfaltering faith.
When diffused, not only does the oil purifies the air, it calms our spirit and removes self-doubt, hesitation and negativity that hinders our mind.
Even though Eucalyptus is a stimulating and energizing oil, it is also as effective as Lavender in providing soothing and relaxing effect.
One of the most therapeutic and versatile oil, Eucalyptus is primarily used for protection against bacteria and viruses. As a natural decongestant, it can be found in many formulae indicated for cold and flu, asthma, bronchitis and respiratory ailments. As a cough suppressant, it helps body break down mucus and phlegm to open up airways. As a febrifuge, it is a good choice for bringing down a fever too.
Eucalyptus is widely applied for wound care, insect bites, blisters, rashes and in deodorizing products.
Its natural anti-inflammatory properties were found in a 2013 study that showed it can ease pain as it is also a strong analgesic. A perfect single oil that can be used alone or in blend for muscle aches and headaches, it can also be used to blend energizing massage oil with a clarifying and uplifting aroma.
SAFETY & SHELF LIFE
Safety: Do not apply to or near face (nostrils or eye membranes) of infant and children under 10 years. This oil is not recommended for nursing mothers, elderly and epileptics. Due to its high cineole content, care should be exercised when using for those with high blood pressure.
Dilute before using with a recommended dermal use level of 5% to 10%. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.
Pregnancy/Nursing: Pregnancy safe but avoid using during nursing due to risk of exposure to infant.
Precautions: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.
Shelf Life: 2-3 Years
HOW TO USE
Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil/aroma diffuser or personal pocket inhaler.
Apply Topically: This essential oil is 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high quality carrier oils or Carrier Oils Complex. Refer to our dilution chart. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.
Eucalyptus Globulus 10ml
A favorite ingredient in cold care products, chest rubs and inhalers; the fresh minty and sharp, vibrant refreshing scent of Eucalyptus Blue Gum is a natural decongestant that helps clear breathing and relieve symptoms of cold, sore throat and cough.
Ingredients: 100% Eucalyptus Globulus (Blue Gum) Oil
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