Eucalyptus Eucalyptus globulus Essential Oil Information

Eucalyptus globulus

Eucalyptus Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Eucalyptus globulus

Blue gum

Australia

Leaves








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Steam distillation

Clear

 Thin

Strong








Fragrance

Fresh, balsamic and camphorous; woody and medicinal












Benefits

Used to prevent infection from common cuts and wounds, as well as acne, dry skin, skin lesions, dandruff, and skin ulcers.  Treats herpes simplex virus, asthma, coughs, fevers, and to clear nasal passageways.  Add to massage oil to relieve pain in joints and muscles.  Commonly used in dental care to help heal gum disease, gingivitis, and other dental infections. Treats fever by lowering body temperature, as well as UTIs and cystitus.















Blends Well With

Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cypress, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Thyme














Constituents

Cineole, Pinene, Globulol, Camphene, Limonene, Pinocarvone













Properties

Decongestant, antiseptic, expectorant, analgesic, diuretic, stimulant, anti-viral, bactericide, febrifuge, rubefacient, muscle relaxer















Safety

Never take internally. Avoid using with high blood pressure or epilepsy. May be a skin irritant. Avoid during pregnancy, and don’t use on infants or small children.















Misc Info

Blend with Lavender and Bergamot for an effective bug repellant; blending with water and vodka for a room spray, or in a carrier oil