GENERAL INFORMATION FOR CULTIVATED EUCALYPTUS ESSENTIAL OIL:
Of all the essential oils, the aroma of Eucalyptus essential oil (Eucalyptus globulus) is probably the most well recognized aroma because of its wide spread use for treating respiratory problems.
The two main components in eucalyptus essential oil used for treating respiratory problems are: alpha-terpineol and eucalyptol.
Our Eucalyptus essential oil by Artisan Aromatics is also effective at treating sore muscles and joints.
Because of the powerful aroma, many people use this essential oil for odor removal.
It has been used as a hand cleaner, treating allergies, wound healing, and soap making.
Eucalyptus essential oil can even be found in some mouth washes. When mixed with a carrier oil, eucalyptus can also be used as a moisturizer for the hair.
This conventionally grown eucalyptus from Australia is steam distilled from the fresh leaves of the Blue Gum tree.
This species of tree ranks as one of the tallest in the world.
Be aware that this is a powerful oil with strong effects, so we suggest you use it in small amounts.
Keep in mind that this oil can have a strong drying effect, which can be aggravated if your nasal tissues are already dry.
Eucalyptus globulus is the species chosen by many manufactures of cold medications because of its unique properties of opening up the airways.
Eucalyptus globulus can be effective at stimulating mental focus and to help one relax.
Aroma plays a vital role in uplifting the body and mind.
The aroma from eucalyptus can be a great way of stimulating the mind, especially when mixed with other essential oils such as true lavender, thyme, tea tree and lemon essential oils.
THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES OF EUCALYPTUS ESSENTIAL OIL:
Analgesic, anthelmintic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiputrescent, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antiviral, expectorant, anti-cough, febrifuge, pectoral.
METHOD OF EXTRACTION:
Powerful, sharp, fresh and somewhat medicinal. When mixed with floral aromas, use sparingly because it can overpower them.
BLENDS WELL WITH:
Lemon, thyme, rosemary, lavender, pine (and most other conifers), cedarwood, cypress, grapefruit, ginger, peppermint, marjoram ylang ylang, lavender, frankincense.
EUCALYPTUS ESSENTIAL OIL RECIPES:
Here are a few blends you can try with eucalyptus essential oil. These amounts are for a diffuser in the 100 – 200 ml capacity. Refer to our diffusing guidelines or your instruction manuals to adjust the amount you use for your particular size of diffuser by either adding or decreasing the drops depends on your diffuser capacity.
- 3 drops Eucalyptus
- 2 drops Peppermint
- 2 drops Ylang ylang.
- 3 drops Eucalyptus
- 3 drops Lavender
- 2 drops Ylang ylang
- 3 drops Eucalyptus
- 4 drops Lemon
- 2 drops Frankincense
- 2 drops Eucalyptus
- 3 drops Peppermint
- 2 drops Rosemary
People with skin sensitivity should avoid contact with eucalyptus oil. Avoid contact with sensitive areas such as the eyes and inner ear.
This essential oil is not appropriate to use around babies or young children because their lungs are not fully developed and can be adversely affected by this essential oil. Do not use around the faces of children under the age of 10. Do not use to treat asthma.
General Essential Oil Guidelines:
- Do not take internally unless directed by a medical professional.
- Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas, or mucous membranes.
- Do not apply undiluted to skin.
- Pregnant women, nursing mothers, and children should not use essential oils without first consulting a medical professional.
- Keep essential oils from, and out of reach of children.
- If you are experiencing adverse side effects, stop using immediately.
- The information on this website is not intended to be used in the diagnoses, treatment, or mitigation of any physical or mental illness.
- The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA.
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Information provided in this description is for educational purposes only. For possible treatments of physical or mental diseases, please seek a trained and licensed health professional. Enchanted Aromatics is not responsible for any adverse side effects resulting from the use of any suggestions, products, preparations, or procedures mentioned or from following historical uses of essential oils.