Botanical Name: Eucalyptus citriadora
Plant Part: Leaves & Twigs
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, colorless to very pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma, Lemon Eucalyptus Essential Oil has a camphoraceous scent with sweet, citronella notes.
Blends With: Basil, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Citronella, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Myrtle, Frankincense, Spearmint and Tea Tree.
Product Abstract: The Eucalyptus tree is a tall evergreen that can grow over 250 feet tall. The young trees have bluish-green leaves, while mature trees develop long, narrow, yellowish leaves, creamy-white flowers and a smooth, pale gray bark often covered in a white powder. Eucalyptus leaves are the favourite food of Koalas, and have been used as traditional medicine by the aboriginal peoples of Australia. In the 1980s, the Eucalyptus species and its hybrids were planted commercially in South Africa for the production of pulp and paper, and various other forest products. It has slowly evolved toward the production of essential oils.
Common Uses: Essential oils such as Eucalyptus Lemon Oil (India) is reputed to assist with ailments such as arthritis, bronchitis, catarrh, cold sores, colds, coughing, fever, flu, poor circulation and sinusitis.
History: The Aboriginals of Australia used the Eucalyptus leaves to clear air and ward off fever. In World War I, the oil was used as medicine during a meningitis outbreak, and for over 100 years was a remedy for sinus congestion.
Cautions: Avoid if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy. For external use only, this is considered toxic if taken internally. Dilute before use; may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so a skin test is recommended prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes.
NOTE: This product is for final sale (non-refundable) and will be discontinued once out of stock.
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