Eucalyptus Globulus Essential Oil is a stimulating oil with a penetrating, fresh scent and strong antiseptic properties.
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus
Perfume Note: Top
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Source: Leaves & stems
Main Chemical Components: 1,8-cineole, pinene, limonene, sabinene
Blends Well With: coriander, juniper berry, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, thyme, pine essential oils
Description and Uses:
Eucalyptus Globulus essential oil ("the usual eucalyptus") is well known for its use as a respiratory oil. A fresh and stimulating oil, Eucalpytus Globulus has a penetrating scent (the strongest of the eucalyptus oils) and strong antiseptic properties. It is widely used to relieve congestion and muscle aches.
Eucalyptus essential oil can be used in baths or blended with a carrier oil to use in a chest rub for colds. Use in a steam inhalation for nasal and/or sinus congestion. As a preventative, use eucalyptus oil in a diffuser during the night to help protect yourself when others are sick with colds or flu.
There are many Eucalyptus oils, including; Australian Eucalyptus, (E. australina); Lemon Eucalyptus, (E. citriodora); Dives or Broad-Leaved Peppermint, (E. dives); Peppermint Eucalyptus, (E. piperita); Blue Mallee (E. polybractea); Grey peppermint, (E. radiata); Cully Gum, (E. smithii) and more.
In addition to Eucalyptus Globulus, we also carry Eucalyptus Citriodora, Eucalyptus Radiata, and Eucalyptus Smithii.
Traditional uses of Eucalyptus include: deodorant, antiseptic, soothing agent, skin conditioner.
Do not use Eucalyptus Globulus on children under the age of 10 and avoid during pregnancy.
Recipes Using Eucalyptus Globulus Essential Oil:
Sinus Headache Blend:
6 drops Spike Lavender
3 drops Frankincense
4 drops Eucalyptus Globulus
2 drops Peppermint
Dilute in carrier oil of choice and rub into temples and neck. Alternatively, use this blend in a diffuser or aromatherapy inhaler without diluting!