Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Species: Eucalyptus radiata
Part Used: Leaf
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Aroma: Sweet, Fresh, Very high note
Antimicrobial, antifungal, antiseptic, antispasmodic, decongestant, deodorant, stimulating
Respiratory Ailments, Mental Stimulant, Headache Relief, Muscular Aches & Pains
Commonly Blended With:
Eucalyptus Essential Oil is staple in a wide selection of blends, including Bandit’s Blend.
Warning! – Do Not Ingest!
Although other oil retailers may encourage the consumption of eucalyptus oil, you should never ingest it without discussing it with your medical practitioner.
Most eucalyptus oil contains high concentrations of cineole, a compound that can be very toxic when ingested.
The cineole-based oil is used as component in pharmaceutical preparations to relieve the symptoms of influenza and colds, in products like cough sweets, lozenges, ointments and inhalants. Eucalyptus oil has antibacterial effects on pathogenic bacteria in the respiratory tract. Inhaled eucalyptus oil vapor is a decongestant and treatment for bronchitis. Cineole controls airway mucus hypersecretion and asthma via anti-inflammatory cytokine inhibition. Eucalyptus oil also stimulates immune system response by effects on the phagocytic ability of human monocyte derived macrophages.
Eucalyptus oil also has anti-inflammatory and analgesic qualities as a topically applied liniment ingredient.
Eucalyptus oil is also used in personal hygiene products for antimicrobial properties in dental care and soaps. It can also be applied to wounds to prevent infection. -Wikipedia
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