Eucalyptus Lemon Essential Oil (China)
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus citriadora
Active Constituent(s): Citronellal 82.1%
Plant Part: Leaves & Twigs
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: The Eucalyptus tree is a tall evergreen that grows over 250 feet tall. The young trees have bluish-green leaves, while mature trees develop long, narrow, yellowish leaves, creamy-white flowers and a smooth, pale gray bark often covered in a white powder.
Color: Pale yellow to greenish yellow liquid
Aromatic Scent: Eucalyptus Lemon Essential Oil (China) has a camphoraceous odor with a sweet, citronella scent.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Basil, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Citronella, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Myrtle, Frankincense, Spearmint, and Tea Tree.
Common Uses: Essential oils such as Eucalyptus Lemon Oil (China) are reputed to assist with ailments such as arthritis, bronchitis, catarrh, cold sores, colds, coughing, fever, flu, poor circulation and sinusitis.
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, and for over 100 years was a remedy for sinus congestion.
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