Eucalyptus Globulus Essential Oil
Eucalyptus globulus comes from the large, aromatic eucalyptus trees that are native to Australia, but also grown in Spain.
- Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
- Other Common Names: none
- Part of Plant Used: Leaves
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: There are numerous types of Eucalyptus available including E. Blue Leaf Mallee, E. Radiata, E. Smithii, Ironbark Eucalyptus, Lemon Eucalyptus, and Peppermint Eucalyptus.
- Chemistry: Eucalyptus Globulus is high in oxides/ethers (1,8 cineole) and monoterpenes (limonene, α-pinene, p-cymene).
- Circulatory: supports circulation and detoxification of the circulatory system
- Digestive: treats digestive parasites and symptoms of digestive upsets
- Respiratory: assists with clear breathing and supports a healthy respiratory system
- Musculoskeletal: pain relief for muscular aches and pains
- Skin: acts as a wound healer and treats inflamed or irritated skin conditions
- Pregnancy: can be used for general discomfort, and to boost energy, improve focus, respiratory, circulatory, and immune support
- Nervous System: promotes concentration and focus and helps reduce fatigue and exhaustion
- Spiritual: supports the Throat chakra associated with expression and communication
- Scent Profile: Top note with a strong, camphor-like, balsamic aroma.
- Longevity: The aroma of Eucalyptus Globulus can last up to 4 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Camphoraceous, Minty
- Blends well with: Cardamom, Eucalyptus radiata, Laurus Nobilis, Lavender, Lemon, Maritime Pine, Myrtle, Peppermint, Pinon Pine, Ravintsara, Rosalina, Rosemary ct camphor, Rosemary ct cineole, Scots Pine, Spike Lavender, and Tea Tree
- According to Tisserand & Young: Essential oils high in 1,8 cineole should not be applied to or near the faces of babies or children under 10 years old due to potential risk for CNS and respiratory issues.
Products Using Eucalyptus Globulus Essential Oil
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.