Eucalyptus Dives Essential Oil
Active Ingredient: a-phellandrene: 27.2%, Piperitone: 40.77%
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus dives
Plant Part: Woods and Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Origin: South Africa
Description: Eucalyptus Dives is a small tree native to the temperate, dry woodlands and forest of south-eastern Australia but is also cultivated in Central and South Africa. The young trees have oval bluish-green leaves while the mature trees develop long, narrow, yellowish leaves.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Eucalyptus Dives Essential Oil has a sharp, penetrating mint scent with a balsamic woody 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 Dives Oil are considered by aromatherapists to be refreshing and uplifting. Being low in Eucalyptol, this variety is excellent for skin and topical applications, and has also been used to treat colds and the flu.
History: In the 1980s, the Eucalyptus species and its hybrids were planted commercially in South Africa for the production of pulp and paper, and various other forest products. It has slowly evolved toward the production of essential oils.
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