March 26, 2020 Eucalyptus Essential Oil bottle plant

Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Learn about Essential Oils, discover their properties and benefits while creating a strong foundation and knowledge base. So whether you are looking for natural remedies or wish to incorporate plant based products into your life, understanding the basics is a great place to start. Find what works for you! neōb Lavender is here to help!

Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Eucalyptus Smithii

There are many different species and varieties of plants, which can affect the properties or quality of an essential oil. Check the Botanical name or INCI name, this will help clearly distinguish an essential oil derived from one plant from other plants that share the same common name. 

Plant Part: Leaves

Distillation Method: Steam Distillation 

Properties

  • Decongestant
  • Respiratory aid
  • Antiseptic and antibacterial, treats cuts, burns and acne
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Treats sore muscles, joints, sprains 

Benefits & Uses

Eucalyptus Smithii is considered to be softer when compared to other varieties of Eucalyptus, but is still a powerful essential oil.

Respiratory Aid

Eucalyptus Essential Oil is an excellent essential oil to have on hand as a decongestant. Inhale to reduce the symptoms of respiratory issues including cold and cough. Add a few drops in a diffuser or simply place a drop on a handkerchief and inhale vapours deeply. 

Muscle and Joint Pain

Eucalyptus Essential Oil can be used to reduce muscle or joint pain due to sprains, strains or rheumatoid arthritis. Incorporate eucalyptus essential oil into massage oils, creams, lotions or gels and apply to desired areas for pain relief. 

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Antiseptic and Antibacterial

Dilute with carrier oils and apply eucalyptus essential oil to minor cuts, burns and acne.

Where can I find Eucalyptus Essential Oil?

Visit our Eucalyptus Essential Oil page to add this fantastic essential oil to your collection! neōb Lavender is committed to the quality and purity of every bottle of essential oil we produce. 

Cautions

  • Do not ingest, toxic
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets
  • Skin irritations may occur, dilute with a carrier oil before applying directly to skin.
  • Avoid sensitive skin areas such as; eyes, ears, and  mucus membranes.  
  • Not recommended if pregnant or nursing, consult a healthcare professional prior to use.
  • If you have epilepsy, asthma or another medical condition consult a health care practitioner before use. 
  • May cause skin sensitivity to sun exposure. 

Further Information

Looking to build your knowledge of Essential Oils, check out our article on Essential Oil Foundations. Learn and grow with neōb Lavender.

Essential oils are highly concentrated and potent. Prior to use consult a Healthcare Professional especially if pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children and animals. Keep away from sensitive skin areas such as eyes, ears and mucus membranes. 

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