Peppermint Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Eucalyptus dives is also known as Peppermint Eucalyptus and is one of the almost 450 different eucalyptus species of trees.
- Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
- Other Common Names: Broad-leaf Eucalyptus, Blue Peppermint
- Part of Plant Used: Leaves
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: There are numerous types of Eucalyptus available including E. Blue Leaf Mallee, E. Globulus, E. Smithii, Ironbark Eucalyptus, Lemon Eucalyptus, and E. Radiata.
- Chemistry: Peppermint Eucalyptus is comprised of monoterpenes (α-phellandrene) and ketones (Piperitone).
- Respiratory: used for infections and also bronchitis and the flu; decongestant for ear, nose, and throat
- Nervous System: uplifting and energizing
- Skin: acts as a toner and helps with blemishes
- Spiritual: supports the Heart and Third Eye Chakras focusing on love, relationships, and perspective
- Scent Profile: Top note that is fresh camphoraceous with a spicy-mint aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Peppermint Eucalyptus can last up to 100 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Camphoraceous
- Blends well with: Bitter Orange, Cardamom, Eucalyptus, Green Myrtle, Laurel, Lavender, Spike Lavender, Nutmeg, Ravintsara, Rosemary ct camphor, Rosemary ct cineole, Thyme ct linalool
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Products Using Peppermint Eucalyptus Essential Oil
- Coming soon
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