Eucalyptus Blue Mallee Essential Oil
Active Ingredient: 1,8-Cineole: 87.40%, α-Pinene: 1.70%, β-Pinene: 1.00%
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus polybractea
Plant Part: Woods and Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: The Blue mallee, or Blue-leaved mallee is a deeply rooted perennial tree which has a natural distribution in areas such as the Mallee regions of Victoria and NSW. The bark is smooth and fibrous near the trunk base. Leaves are disjunct and linear to narrow-lanceolate. Juvenile leaves are glaucous and adult leaves gray-green.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Eucalyptus Blue Mallee Essential Oil has a fresh, camphoraceous aroma with a faint peppermint undertone.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Basil, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Citronella, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Myrtle, Frankincense, Spearmint, and Tea Tree.Common Uses: Essential oils such as Eucalyptus Blue Mallee Oil have been used on all sorts of skin ailments such as burns, blisters, wounds, insect bites, lice, and skin infections. The Blue Mallee Oil has the highest Cineol content, and Eucalyptol, which is antiseptic, and therefore the strongest antiseptics among the Eucalyptus. It has also been used to combat the effects of colds and flu.
History: The Aboriginals of Australia used the Eucalyptus leaves to clear air and ward off fever. In World War I, the oil was used as medicine during a meningitis outbreak.
General Information: Sunrise Botanics provides this essential oils guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils Canada, USA and Worldwide.