Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus
Plant Part: Leaves
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Perfumery Note: Top
Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Eucalyptus essential oil has an earthy, medicinal, fresh, herbal aroma.
Description: Eucalyptus is an evergreen tree, reaching 98-180 feet tall, and are one of the most widely cultivated trees that are native to Australia.
The young leaves are usually 6-15 centimeters and are covered with a waxy, blue-green substance usually referred to as “blue gum.”
History: The first recording of Eucalyptus being studied was made in 1770 by Joseph
Banks and Daniel Solander upon their arrival in Botany Bay. Several years later, Eucalyptus
was collected again and taken to British Museum in London where it was named Eucalyptus
obliqua by French botanist, L’Héritier. It was then published in 1788-89, which corresponded with the first settlement of Europeans in Australia. From then on
until the 19th century, several other species of Eucalyptus were collected, named, and
Blends Well With: Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cypress, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper,
Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Thyme
Safety Information: May cause skin irritation. Do not take any essential oils internally
without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using. Do not apply
undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If
you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical
problem, use essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy
practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the
gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy
practitioner before using essential oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted
prior to using an essential oil that you have never used before.
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