Eucalyptus Essential Oil (Kosher)
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus Globulus
Method of Cultivation: Kosher
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Leaves and twigs
Note Classification: Top
Aroma: Fresh, penetrating, woody, camphoraceous
Largest Producing Countries: Australia, Brazil, and Spain
Traditional Use: Eucalyptus is one of the oldest native medicines used in Australia. It is known now for its use in inhalants and vapor rubs, and as a household disinfectant and cleaner.
Therapeutic Properties and common uses: Analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-catarrhal, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious, anti-neuralgic, anti-rheumatic, anti-septic, anti-spasmodic, anti-viral, decongestant, deodorant, depurative, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticidal, stimulant, vermifuge, vulnerary. Eucalyptus combined with bergamot, has been used effectively on herpes simplex.
Blend Classification: Equalizer and Modifier.
Blends Well With: Cedarwood, chamomile, cypress, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, peppermint, pine, rosemary, thyme
Of Interest: The word eucalyptus is derived from Greek meaning "well covered". This refers to part of the calyx that initially covers the flower.
Safety Data: Avoid while pregnant and with homeopathics. May cause skin irritation.
Products Used In: Citrus Cleanse Bath Tea, Liquid Castile Soap.