Latin name: Eucalyptus globulus.
Family name: Myrtaceae.
Country or Region: Australia.
Growing Practice:Ecologically sensible.
It is distilled from the leaves and is colorless turning yellow upon aging. It has a strong camphorous odor. Aborigines have used eucalyptus leaves to remedy many ills. This variation is perfect for steams and its antiseptic properties increase with age.
Some traditional uses: for colds, as a decongestant, to relieve asthma and fevers, for its bactericidal and anti-viral actions, to ease aching joints.Its main chemical components are: Cineol(70-85%), pinene, limonene, cymene, phellandrene.
Emotional profile: to help with explosive-heated emotions, irrational thinking. Blends well with: rosemary, lavender, marjoram, pine, cedarwood, and lemon.
Warnings: Avoid if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy. Avoid if pregnant.