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From Ananda Aromatherapy, pure Blue Gum Eucalyptus Essential Oil steam distilled from the leaves
of Eucalyptus Globulus trees grown in Corsica. This is the finest Blue Gum Eucalyptus we've ever tried. Many Eucalyptus globulus oils are rectified or redistilled for manufacturing. This is Corsian oil is in its natural, most therapeutic state, having a bright, fresh, full-bodied aroma.*
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| Eucalyptus essential oil distilled from the Blue Gum Eucalyptus tree is the most well known of the Eucalyptus varieties. When one hears the term 'Eucalyptus oil' without a species being mentioned, this is the one.
It is extracted
from a beautiful, fragrant, tall evergreen tree native to Australia, and particularly Tasmania. Of the 500 types of Eucalyptus
tree species which yield an essential oil, Eucalyptus
the most common for medicinal purposes due to its high cineol (or eucalyptol) content.
The oil is a colorless
liquid with a camphoraceous odor and a woody-sweet undertone. We also have the slightly sweeter Eucalyptus
Radiata (Narrow Leaf) variety available.
A traditional household remedy in Australia, the
primary use of Eucalyptus essential oil is in support of respiration. It opens the bronchials and encourages
oxygen uptake. Eucalyptus oil, when diffused, can kill much of the stapylococcus bacteria in a room, assisting
in bacterial-mediated bronchial illness.
Eucalyptus oil was the subject of a recent study which revealed its stimulating effect on the immune system. Eucalyptus oil actually enhanced the ability of white blood cells to do their job. This demonstrated one of the unique ways essential oils support human health ~ it was not through direct action as an antibacterial or antiviral (though this oil does demonstrate these effects) ~ rather it 'dramatically stimulated the phagocytic response' of macrophage cells; meaning it enhanced their activity of devouring foreign invaders in the bloodstream.
The oil of Eucalyptus can help expel mucus, and may be a supportive remedy for sinusitis, coughs, colds, sore
throat, and all bronchial conditions. This essential oil has traditionally been used to treat infectious conditions
accompanied by fever, including cholera, malaria, and typhoid. For fever reduction, a cold compress of Eucalyptus
Oil and cold water are applied to the legs - this should not be used in cases where the patient feels chilled,
Beyond the respiratory system, Eucalyptus oil may be helpful with sore joints, rheumatism, sore muscles and sprains.
Topical application or addition to baths is indicated for these conditions.
To learn more about the use of all our essential oils, we encourage you to visit The Ananda Apothecary Forums, where you can post questions regarding specific applications of each oil. Questions in the forums are regularly answered by Ananda Apothecary staff, and other experienced aromatherapy practitioners.
|Apply Eucalyptus essential oil topically or diffuse.
Use in a humidifier, or add to a steam inhaler to assist in bronchial conditions.
||Eucalyptus essential oil has traditionally used as an antibacterial, expectorant,
|Eucalyptus essential oil can offer support in conditions of Bronchial infections,
joint and muscle soreness.
||Always test a small amount of essential oil first for sensitivity or allergic
reaction. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Do not take internally.
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|Do not take internally.
|For measuring blends using % concentrations, or for measuring fractions of milliliters, see measuring essential oils. Blue Gum Eucalyptus essential oil blends well with: Geranium
Oil, Lavender Oil, Lemongrass
Oil, Melissa Oil, Sandalwood
Oil and Thyme Oil.
|All oils from Ananda Aromatherapy are therapeutic grade,
meaning they are produced to the highest quality standards possible. Our essential oils are
chosen for their integrity (all chemical constituents important for aromatherapy are intact), ecological
'soundness' (most are organic or wild grown), and wonderful
aromas. You may order a sample of any oil before trying larger amounts. Most samples are about .75ml; exotic oils such as Melissa, Rose, Angelica and Jasmine are only a few drops. Ananda Aromatherapy offers wholesale essential oils direct to you. We forgo the use of separate wholesale and retail tiers in order to keep fine therapeutic grade oils accessible to everyone!
*The FDA has not evaluated the statements on this website. No claims are made as to any medicinal value of this oil or any products from The Ananda Apothecary. The information presented here is for educational purposes of traditional uses and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. You are responsible for understanding the safe application of these products. If you have any questions, please call or email us for further information.