Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Eucalyptus oil is extracted from the leaves of Eucalyptus tree by using steam distillation process. Eucalyptus is a diverse genus of flowering trees and shrubs in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae.
Uses & Benefits:
- Eucalyptus Essential Oil is fantastic on skin ailments such as burns, blisters, wounds, insect bites, lice and skin infections, as well as to combat the effects of colds and the flu.
- It provides quite natural treatment for respiratory ailments, bronchitis, feverish conditions, the flu and skin problems such as burns, ulcers and wounds.
- Eucalyptus essential oil is highly antiseptic but also very inexpensive, so it's used specifically in aftershaves, colognes, mouthwashes, and household cleansers.
- It is used in making deodorants for men due to its balsamic odour.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil Specification:
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus
Common name: Eucalyptus oil
Mode of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Leaves & branches
Note Classification: Top
Appearance: Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid
Organoleptic Properties: Fresh, balsamic, camphor-like odor
Refractive Index at 20 °C: 1.450 – 1.465
Specific Gravity at 20 °C: 0.905 – 0.925
Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Storage: Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers
Blends With: Basil, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Citronella, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Myrtle, Frankincense, Spearmint and Tea Tree
Constituents: Cineol, pinene, limonene, cymene, phellandrene, terpinene, aromadendrene