Latin Name: Eucalyptus globulus. Commonly referred to as Blue Gum.
Country of Origin: Australia
Cultivation Method: Organic
Aroma: Strong, peppery, camphoraceous,
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Fresh or partially dried leaves
Energetics: Strengthen Yang, tonifies Lung and Heart Qi. Strengthens Shen. (P.Holmes)
Safety: Non toxic, non irritating, non sensitizing, Do not use this species of eucalyptus with children under 6. Never apply eucalyptus to face of children or highly sensitive people.
Actions supported by clinical studies: Analgesic, antifungal, antimicrobial, anti-tussive, decongestant, expectorant. (Battaglia)
Leading / Common Uses: Musculoskeletal: Used often in massage for general aches and arthritic pain. Skin: Insect bites burns, blisters, cuts, cold sores, lice. Respiratory system: Widely used for cough, colds, and congestion, use in chest rubs, steam bowls or bath. Dust Mites: Wash bed sheets with this species of eucalyptus, also helpful to spray surrounding areas.
Recipe - Household Spray
75 drops or 3 ml of Eucalyptus globulus
25 drops Peppermint
25 drops Lemon
1 tsp. natural soap.
Add all essential oils to 1 tsp natural soap, in a 8 ounce spray bottle. Add distilled or purified water and shake gently.
Use for general household cleaning.
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