Eucalyptus globulus essential oil has a fresh, penetrating, woody, camphoraceous aroma. It is an antiseptic, antibacterial and antiviral essential oil that is widely recognised for its affinity with the respiratory system.
Eucalyptus globulus essential oil is a rich, pungent, antiseptic essential oil that is excellent for treating the onset of respiratory problems including flu and fever. It is both mentally and physically stimulating which also makes it helpful for fatigue related conditions. Eucalyptus Essential Oil has a variety of benefits for the skin, mind and body, making it one of the most popular oils used by aromatherapists and holistic practitioners.
Species: Eucalyptus globulus
Plant family: Myrtaceae
Extraction method: Steam distilled
Eucalyptus globulus essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves and twigs of the Eucalyptus tree – a tall, attractive, evergreen tree with pointed, bluey-green leaves that are extremely aromatic. The therapeutic properties of the plant have been utilised for thousands of years by ancient communities, including the Australian Aborigines.
Eucalyptus has excellent antimicrobial properties. It can be useful for treating acne, ulcers, wounds and measles. It can also be used as an insect repellent and for treating bites and stings.
Eucalyptus globulous has a stimulant effect and is good for fatigue, lethargy, and feelings of heaviness in the mind.
Eucalyptus globulus essential oil has strong antiviral properties. It is a popular aromatherapy oil for winter time, and is particularly beneficial for coughs, colds and flu. Also useful for headaches, neuralgia, and for muscle and joint pain.
Blends well with:
Lavender, Rosemary and Lemon
Do not use on children aged 3 and under. Avoid during pregnancy. Eucalyptus essential oil is not recommended for people with delicate systems – try Eucalyptus smithii for a milder variety.