Latin Name: Eucalyptus globulus
Part of Plant: Leaf
Country of Origin: Australia
Method of Production: Steam Distillation
Eucalyptus globulus, also known as Eucalyptus, Blue Gum, or Tasmanian Blue Gum, is a member of the Myrtaceae botanical family. It is a large evergreen tree that is indigenous to Australia, and is one of the most common of several hundred species of Eucalyptus. Also, as a water loving tree that does well in moist soils, it is often planted to help dry up swampy areas. Historically, the leaves have been used as a household remedy for respiratory complaints.
Eucalyptus essential oil, having a fresh, invigorating, and cineolic aroma, is commonly blended with oils like Peppermint and Rosemary and is perfect for those days when you just do not feel like getting out of bed. It may assist with the appearance of skin when properly diluted and applied topically. It is also ideal when used in a blend that is properly diluted in a lotion or massage oils, for a soothing massage after a long workout.
Add a few drops of essential oils to a diffuser, cotton round, or a tissue.
Dilute to 1% in your choice of carrier oils to make a face serum or body oil. Apply a small amount to damp skin after washing to help seal in moisture.
Add 5-15 drops to 1 oz. of your choice of carrier oils to make a massage oil.
Mix a few drops with an unscented liquid soap or bubble bath and add to the tub when filling.
For convenience on the go…
Properly dilute with your choice of carrier oils in a roller bottle.
Add up to a total of 15 drops of essential oils to a personal aromatic inhaler (aroma stick).
Dermal Max: 20%
Essential oils high in 1,8-cineole can cause CNS and breathing problems in young children. Do not apply to or near the face of infants or young children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, please consult with a healthcare professional prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. Keep out of reach of children and pets. If swallowed, seek medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center. Do not use undiluted essential oils topically. Possible skin sensitivity. Do not use on broken skin. Watch for any possible interactions or side effects. Discontinue use if any reaction including skin irritation occurs and if condition persists, seek medical attention. Be sure you are familiar with all safety precautions including any recommended dermal maximums before use.
This product is not intended to treat, cure, or prevent any disease. The information on this site is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and is for educational and informational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
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