Eucalyptus trees are tall, evergreen trees that can grow up to 150 metres in height and are also known as Gum Trees. The main chemical components of Eucalyptus Radiata are eucalyptol and alpha-terpineol, making it an ideal oil to diffuse or apply topically for that distinct fresh, clean and calming scent of Eucalyptus oil. Eucalyptus has cleansing properties that can be beneficial for the skin and for cleansing surfaces. Eucalyptus is often used to promote a sense of calmness and balance.
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There are dozens of benefits of Eucalyptus oil, which makes it popular and beloved in the essential oil world. doTERRA Eucalyptus essential oil is sourced from Eucalyptus radiata leaves harvested in Australia, where growing conditions make the oil particularly rich in eucalyptol. Eucalyptus essential oil has a clean, refreshing aroma that supports easy breathing, dispels odors, and clears the mind. Emotionally, Eucalyptus oil is used to decrease feelings of tension and promote relaxation.
AROMA: Camphoraceous, airy
COLLECTION: Steam distillation of Leaf/Stem
MAIN CONSTITUENTS: Eucalyptol, alpha-terpineol
Keep out of reach of children. Not to be taken. Possible skin sensitivity. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.
Eucalyptus leaves are very fibrous and low in nutrition. To most animals, they are extremely poisonous. The toxins are thought to be produced by the trees as a protection against animals who eat the leaves, like insects. The only mammals which can survive on a diet of eucalyptus leaves are koalas, greater glider, and ringtail possums.