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Eucalyptus, Globulus Essential Oil
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Eucalyptus essential oil is fresh, penetrating and aromatic.

Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus Labille

Common Name: Eucalyptus, Globulus

Plant Part: Leaves

Form: Essential Oil

Family: Myrtaceae

Synonyms: Blue Gum Tree, Stringy Bark Tree

Origin: Today eucalyptus essential oil is distilled not only in Australia and Tasmania but in Brazil, California, China, India, Portugal, Russia and Spain.

Botanical Description: Very large evergreen tree with pale bark, long straplike leaves, white filamentous flowers and cup-shaped seed capsules.

Method of Extraction: All eucalyptus oils are produced through steam distillation of the fresh leaves. The oil is clear and colorless to pale yellow.

Aroma Profile: Eucalyptus has a fresh, powerful, camphoraceous and cineolic top note, and a diffusive, penetrating middle note. The dry out note is camphoraceous and less tenacious.

Major Constituents: cineol, also known as eucalyptol

Common Adulterants: Not usually adulterated.

Regulatory Status: GRAS 182.20.

Aroma Benefits: heat-building, warming, confidence building, encouraging, energizing, unblocking, vitalizing, bracing, clarifying, invigorating, cleansing, purifying, refreshing, soothing, mood-lifting, uplifting

Blends Well With: rosemary, camphor, spike lavender, lavandin, lavender, clove, citrus, blends with wintergreen and german chamomile in a massage blend and with peppermint in an invigorating blend.

Safety Data: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.

Directories: Essential Oils

Description: Eucalyptus essential oil is fresh, penetrating and aromatic.

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