Description of Eucalyptus Oil 16 oz, Pure Essential Oil, NOW Foods
Eucalyptus Oil, 100% Pure Essential Oil
Extracts of Eucalyptus have been an integral part of folk therapy for centuries
and it is well documented in numerous early historical texts. NOW? Eucalyptus
Oil is steam distilled from Eucalyptus trees and is 100% pure.
Warnings: Keep out of reach of children. For external or aromatherapeutic
Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care.
About Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globules)
Fun fact: In the 19th century, eucalyptus trees were called "fever trees,"
because they destroyed the breeding ground of the malaria mosquito. The tree
grows fast, and uses up large amounts of water, thus large amounts of the trees
can turn swamp into usable land - and also rid the area of mosquitos in the
Centuries ago, the eucalyptus tree was thought to cleanse the environment,
so the frail and sickly would choose to live in areas where these fragrant trees
grew, hoping for recovery from their ailments. While just living under the trees
might not be the cure people hoped for, the tree does indeed offer healing.
The Australian Aborigines applied crushed eucalyptus leaves to wounds to promote
healing. They also used eucalyptus leaves to fight infection and relieve muscular
pain. In India, eucalyptus is used to cool fever and fight contagious diseases.
Even Western surgeons recognized the benefits of eucalyptus, and have used a
eucalyptus solution to wash out operation cavities. Today, eucalyptus is used
in many different types of pharmaceutical products, from vapor rubs to cold
remedies. Even veterinarians and dentists use eucalyptus in their practices.
Its sweet, menthol, woody scent coupled with its proven healing abilities makes
it a favorite essential oil in aromatherapy.
Mixes well with: Basil, bergamot, cedarwood, citronella, ginger, grapefruit,
juniper, lavender, lemon, lime, marjoram, orange, oregano, peppermint, pine,
rosemary, spearmint, tea tree, and thyme.
Parts used: Fresh or partially dried leaves and young twigs.
Extraction method: Steam distillation.
Safety Information: Avoid during pregnancy. Do not use if diagnosed with high
blood pressure or epilepsy. Always use in dilution. Avoid if taking homeopathic
remedies, as eucalyptus acts as an antidote against such therapies.
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