Essential Oil Profile: Eucalyptus Lemon

Latin: Eucalyptus citriodora

Family: Myrtaceae

Plant Part: Leaves

Method: Distillation

Note/Element: Note: Top/Element:Metal

Functional Groups: Aldehyde, Alcohol, Ester

Type: Refreshing, Calming

Ayurvedic Dosha: Vata, Kapha

Scent: Lemony, sweet, fresh woody hint

For Skin Type: Oily

Cautions: Not during Pregnancy or breast-feeding. Never take internally.

Physical Uses: Colds, flu, fever, cough, muscle & join pain, athlete’s foot, vaginitis, poor circulation, sinusitis and cold sores

Mental/Emotional Uses:  Use at nigh as alternative to stimulating Eucalyptus globulus

Other Uses: Insect repellent,deer tick bites

Blends Well With: Fruit, leaf, seed, spice

Possible Substitutions: Eucalyptus staigeriana, Lemon, Lemongrass, citronella

References:

http://articles.mercola.com/herbal-oils/lemon-eucalyptus-oil.aspx

https://www.aromaweb.com/essential-oils/lemon-eucalyptus-oil.asp

Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Foundation Level, 2001-2012.

http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-1108-lemon%20eucalyptus.aspx?activeingredientid=1108&activeingredientname=lemon%20eucalyptus

 

 

 

 

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