Essential Oil Profile: Eucalyptus

Latin Name: Eucalyptus globulus

Family: Myrtaceae

Plant Part: Leaf, Young twigs

Method: Distilled

Note/Element: Note: Top/Element:Metal

Functional Group: Oxide, Terpene

Type: Stimulating

Ayurvedic Dosha: Kapha 

Scent: Camphorous, woody, medicinal, fresh

For Skin Type: Oily

Cautions: Not with pregnancy or high blood pressure. Never take internally. Not with homeopathy, Not for babies. Not for children under 10 years.

Physical Uses: Expectorant, mucus, bactericidal, anti-fungal, antiviral, colds, flu, cough, fever, muscle pain and joint pain, insect repellent and insecticide, stimulates the immune system, arthritis diabetes, upset stomach.

Mental/Emotional Uses: Metal clarity, clearing the mind, opening, energizing.

Other Uses: Sickroom diffusion, cools a room via diffusion.

Blends Well With: Leaf, Needles, Peel, mints

Possible Substitutions:  Eucalyptus radiata, Eucalylptus smithii, Eucalyptus dives ,Rosemary

 

References:

Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Foundation Level, 2001-2011.

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

http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/e/eucaly14.html

http://www.floracopeia.com/Essential-Oils/essential-oils-sub/organic-eucalyptus-oil-dives.html

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/266580.php

 

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

 

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