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Eucalyptus eo

  • Aromatic description
    • This essential oil is obtained from the leaves of the eucalyptus tree and is known for its strong antiseptic and healing effects. Its aromatic fragrance is clean, sharp and piercing. It has a distinct camphoraceous aroma with green undertones that stimulate and clean the senses.
  • General
    • The method of extraction is steam distillation of the fresh or partly dried leaves and twigs of the tree.
  • Aromatherapy class
    • Woodsy
  • Attributes & characteristics
    • Uses for positive attributes are emotional balancer, energy balancer, concentration, logical thoughts, centering, rationality, predictability and cooling.
    • Uses to counter these negative attributes are exhaustion, mood swings, heated emotion, lack of concentration, cluttered thoughts, temper tantrums and arguments.
  • Traditional uses
    • Eucalyptus essential oil can be used for respiratory problems because of its decongestant properties.
    • It can clean the head of stuffiness in the case of colds and hay fever.
    • Its antibacterial and antiseptic qualities can help limit infection and help clear congested skin.
    • This special oil can be effective in disinfecting a room and most useful for insect bites, burns, wounds and blisters.
    • Eucalyptus is used as a top note in many spa blends to help relax or invigorate senses for your specific needs.
  • Psychological & Emotional uses
    • Among the psychological and emotional uses, eucalyptus oil can be used to cool down the emotions, clear the head and aid in concentration.
    • It can be burned to clear the air after an argument.
  • Effects on the skin
    • Cautions: Eucalyptus Oil should be used in dilution, and be avoided during pregnancy. It is considered toxic if taken internally, non-irritant and non-sensitive. Avoid if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy.
  • Essential Oil Information
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  • Warnings
    • Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, perfume oils, absolutes or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. If you have any question as to the medical use of any essential or perfume oil, be sure and consult your physician prior to their use. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. Always consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils for yourself or for children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before. For very in-depth information on oil safety issues, read 'Essential Oil Safety' by Robert Tisserand, his book is available at