Eucalyptus Ironbark Essential Oil
Part of the Eucalyptus genus, the Ironbark species is known as "lemon-scented Eucalyptus" and grows in tree form.
- Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
- Other Common Names: Lemon Ironbark
- Part of Plant Used: Leaves
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: There are numerous types of Eucalyptus available including E. Globulus, E. Radiata, E. Smithii, Lemon Eucalyptus, and Peppermint Eucalyptus.
- Chemistry: Ironbark Eucalyptus is high in oxides/ethers (1,8 cineole) and monoterpenes (limonene).
- General: mosquito and bug repellent
- Immune System: enhances the immune system
- Respiratory: antiviral agent during the cold and flu season
- Skin: soothes inflamed and fungal skin conditions
- Nervous System: helps with depression, low energy, confusion, stress, and anxiety
- Spiritual: supports the Sacral, Solar Plexus, and Heart Chakras focusing on emotions, sensuality, power, mental ability, love, and relationships
- Scent Profile: Top note with a fresh, lemon aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Eucalyptus Ironbark can last up to 4 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Citrus, Minty
- Blends well with: Geranium, Helichrysum, Lavender, Melissa, Patchouli, Rose, Thyme ct linalool, and Thyme ct thymol.
- 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 Ironbark Essential Oil
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- “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.