Eucalyptus -Eucalyptus leaves were crushed and used by the Aborigines to heal wounds, fight infection and to relieve muscular pain. The wood was used on cooking fires to flavour food.
Aroma: Eucalyptus essential oil has a fresh, penetrating, woody and camphoraceous scent.
Properties: Eucalyptus essential oil is a stimulating antiseptic and antibacterial agent. It has a distinctive, stimulating smell that clears the head and has been used in traditional cough and cold remedies for decades.
Uses: Massage, baths, vaporisation and may be added to base emollients. Blends well with: Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cypress, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Thyme.
Caution: Ensure proper dilution of Eucalyptus essential oil. Keep away from eyes and avoid while pregnant.