| Lemon Eucalyptus
Pure Essential Oil
Also see these Eucalyptus varieties:
• Blue Gum
• Sample Pack
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From Ananda Aromatherapy, pure Eucalyptus Citradora essential oil distilled from the Lemon Scented Gum Tree by an excellent therapeutic distiller in South Africa. Also known as "Lemon Eucalyptus", the oil is exceptionally high in Citronellal, found also in, of course, Citronella. Along with other properties of Eucalyptus oils such as an antimicrobial and immune supportive agent, this makes an excellent insect repellent, and is useful anywhere you'd like a lemony note in your formulas.*
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|Eucalyptus Citradora essential oil is distilled from the leaves of what is considered a "stately" eucalyptus tree, gowning over 150ft. With slightly white/mottled bark (as many of us are familiar with when we think of Eucalyptus trees), the narrow leaves release a strong lemon aroma.
The oil is often noted as a natural insect repellent (which could be used in place of citronella -- though there are strong oils that blend well together you'll find in this article on using essential oil blends to repel mosquitoes). It is noted not just for mosquitoes, but ticks, silverfish and cockroaches. One could either created a diluted spray (see the article link) for use on their person, or run in a diffuser do keep your home not only bug-free, but pleasantly smelling as well.
Additionally, it is often used for bronchial conditions in the way that other eucalyptus oils are. Its properties include those of being anti-infections, antiseptic, and antimicrobial. For best effect, it should be blended with an oil containing a higher amount of cineol, such as Eucalyptus Radiata or Blue Gum - blending with these oils may also enhance the anti-inflammatory action for reducing joint and muscle pain.
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 citradora topically or diffuse.
Use in a humidifier, or add to a steam inhaler to assist in both bronchial conditions and repel insects. See our blog post on creating your own insect repellent formula.
||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.
|All oils from Ananda Aromatherapy are true therapeutic quality,
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 true therapeutic quality 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.