Essential Oil Profile: Eucalyptus Radiata

Latin Name: Eucalyptus radiata

Family: Myrtaceae

Plant Part: Leaves, sometimes young twigs

Method: Distilled

Note: Note: Top/Middle

Major Constituents: 1,8-Cineole, terpene

Type: Stimulating, warming

ayurvedic dosha: Kapha

Scent: Slightly camphorous, sweet , fruit, woody back note, herbaceous

For Skin Type: Oily

Cautions: Not during pregnancy, Not for children under 10 years. Avoid with high blood pressure.

Physical Uses: Muscle aches, joints stiffness, sore throats, inflammation, colds, flu, infections, dandruff, immune support,hoarseness, scratchy throat, sniffles.

Mental/Emotional Uses: Nervous tensions, stress, anxiety, mild depression, mental fatigue.

Other Uses: Clears and balances energy centers, insect bites.

Blends Well With: Chamomile Roman and German, Black Pepper, Ginger and Marjoram Sweet.

Possible Substitutions:


Lawless, Julia,The Complete Illustrated Guide to Aromatherapy: Great Britan: Element Books limited, 1997.

Price, Shirley, aromatherapy workbook: Understanding essential oils from plant to bottle: London: Harper-Collins,1993.

Schnaubelt, Kurt, Advanced Aromatherapy: The Science Of Essential Oil Therapy, Vermont: Healing Arts Press, 1995




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