Eucalyptus Essential Oil Plant/Part Tree/Leaves Latin Name Eucalyptus Globulus Note Top Extraction Distillation
Aroma Clear, sharp and piercing.
Features An Australian gum tree, it reaches an imposing height of something like three hundred feet. They help to drain land and produce a healthy climate.
History The Australian Aborigines used to bind the leaves around serious wounds. It was introduced to Europe around 1788.
Mind Has a cooling effect upon the emotions. Also clears the head and aids concentration.
Body Use for influenza, throat infections, coughs, catarrh, sinusitis, asthma, colds, hay fever, infectious illness, lower temperatures, cooling and deodorizing, migraine, scarlet fever, dysentery, typhoid, diphtheria, malaria, cystitis, diarrhoea, diabetes. Blend with Lemon and Juniper to help rheumatism. Said to be an antidote for insect bites.
Effect on skin Good for burns, prevents bacterial growth, aids formation of new tissue, cuts, wounds, ulcers, inflammation, congested skin.
Blends Bergamot, Citronella, Ginger, Juniperberry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Litsea Cubeba, Scots Pine, Spearmint.
Oils to Avoid Diabetes – Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lemon Epilepsy – Eucalyptus, Fennel, Rosemary, Sage High Blood Pressure – Rosemary Pregnancy – Basil, Birch, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Cypress, Geranium, Jasmine, Juniper, Marjoram, Myrrh, Peppermint, Rosemary, Turmeric Avoid all essential oils during the first three months of pregnancy. Skin Sensitivity – Black pepper, Citronella, Clove, Ginger, Lemon, Lemongrass, Orange, Peppermint, Turmeric Photosensitising Oils – Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Mandarin and Tangerine They react to ultraviolet light making the skin more sensitive. Avoid stimulants after using essential oils, especially alcohol, caffeine and spicy foods. An aftercare advice sheet should be available after your first treatment.