Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus Oil is known for its use in inhalants & vapor rubs, and as a household cleaner.

Uses: It is used as an inhalant or chest rub to ease breathing difficulties, as a mouthwash in water to refresh or ease the throat and as a skin to rub to provide relief fro aches and pains. Anti plaque solutions in dental hygiene are a recent application. Although employed for medicinal purposes, the pleasant flavour and fragrance properties of cineole-rich eucalyptus oils play an important role in their acceptance and utilization on such a large scale. Eucalyptus oil is also used as a general disinfectant, cleaner and deodorizer about the house

Description: Eucalyptus vary in form from low shrubs and multi-stemmed trees less than 10 m in height (“mallees”) to large single-stemmed trees more than 60 m tall. The production of lignotubers is a characteristic of many species and this generally makes them respond to coppicing. On the death of the plant stem, either through fire or by cutting, dormant vegetative buds which have been present in a tuberous mass at the base of the tree develop and produce new stems. The ability to grow Eucalyptus under a coppice system of management is central to the economic production of oil.

  • Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus
  • Common Name: Eucalyptus oil
  • Native Country: A native to Australia but cultivated world wide.
  • Parts Used: leaves
  • Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
  • Aroma: A penetrating, camphoranceous, woody-sweet scent.

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