Eucalyptus is a rich pungent antiseptic oil that is widely recognised for its affinity with the respiratory system. It is mentally and physically stimulating hence it may be helpful for fatigue-related conditions.
Source: Eucalyptus globulus is native to Australia but now also grown in California, Spain and Portugal.
Extraction: Eucalyptus essential oil is steam distilled from the twigs and laves of the Blue Gum Tree.
Aroma: Eucalyptus essential oil has a fresh, penetrating, woody and camphoraceous scent.
Uses: Massage, baths, vaporisation and may be added to base emollients.
Blends well with: Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cypress, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Thyme.
Caution: Ensure proper dilution of Eucalyptus essential oil. Keep away from eyes and avoid while pregnant.