Eucalyptus (Globulus) Essential Oil
Eucalyptus globulus is a camphoraceous and stimulating aroma. Its most commonly used for respiratory issues (as are many oxides). Use in a steam inhalation, diffuser, or inhaler to prevent illness during the cold and flu season. Eucalyptus helps break down mucus while being cooling and cleansing for the respiratory system. It is also beneficial to rub (diluted) into sore muscles and it blends well with other essential oils.
Chemistry: 1,8 cineole (80.18%), limonene (6.63%), a-pinene (4.71%)
Latin Name: Eucalyptus globulus
Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
Cultivation: China, Certified Organic
Plant Part: Leaves
Chemical Family: Oxides
Properties: decongestant, expectorant, mucolytic
Steam Distilled: December 2019
Shelf Life: 3 years (approx.)
For skin application, add just 1 drop to 1 teaspoon unscented lotion or organic carrier oil and gently massage into the skin as needed for respiratory relief or sore muscles. Add a few drops to an ultrasonic diffuser, a steam inhalation or inhaler to prevent illness during the cold and flu season.
Chakra: - Sacral (2nd), Heart (4th), and Third Eye (6th)
For external use only. Do not use essential oils near infants. It is not recommended to use 1,8 cineole rich oils on or around young children. Use extreme caution with asthmatics as the opposite effects may occur.
Alternative respiratory health oils for children and elderly include Frankincense, Cedarwood, and Rosalina. Also consider blending Eucalyptus Globulus with skin friendly oils to achieve a lower 1,8 cineole content in your blend.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. Consult a licensed physician if pregnant or nursing. If the oil is past it’s “Best by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value. Avoid the use of essential oils near infants and small children.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.