Eucalyptus Essential Oil is steam distilled from the aromatic leaves of Eucalyptus globulus, an aromatic tree that is found in Australia, India and in temperate climates.
Eucalyptus Globulus Essential Oil is abundant in 1,8-Cineole (also known as eucalyptol) and is well suited for use in room diffusion and chest balm types of applications intended to support wellness.
In holistic aromatherapy applications, Eucalyptus Globulus Essential Oil is typically considered to be energizing and uplifting. Is can be used in blends to help promote focus and clarity.
Aromatically, Eucalyptus Globulus Essential Oil is a top note with a fresh, crisp medicinal aroma. It blends well with peppermint, spearmint, lavender, lemon and other citrus oils and cedarwood and other wood oils.
Essential Oil Safety Edition 2 by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young recommend avoiding use of Eucalyptus globulus Essential Oil on or near the face of babies and children. For topical formulations intended for adults, they recommend a dermal maximum of 20%.