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Ubiquitous Blue Gum Eucalyptus Essential Oil is lifted from the leaves of the Eucalyptus globulus in its native Australia by steam distillation. Enjoy the subtle energy of illuminating camphor as you inhale this liquid-crystal of clarity. Created with nubile leaves and baby twigs, our Eucalyptus essence exudes freshness throughout one's being.
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus
Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Part of Plant Distilled: Leaves
Country of Origin: Australia
Cultivation Method: Organic
Composition: 100% Eucalyptus globulus
Scent Description: Astute with green, crisp camphor.
In Living Libations: Revive Alive, Illume Classic, Verve Tonic, Illume Classic Camphorous Balm
Blends well with: Lemon, Sandalwood, Rosemary, Orange, Cypress, Juniper, Ravensara, Black Spruce, Douglas Fir, White Fir, Sage, Blue Mountain Sage, Cape Chamomile, and Grapefruit.
Uses: Soothes and decongests the skin. Stimulating chest balm. Highly recommended to use with a salt pipe and aroma diffuser. Robust in rubbing oils for massage and dry brushing. Perfect for steaming sinuses. A classic camphorous aroma for saunas. Cleansing in baths. Excellent in oral care. Aerating for air travel.
As one of the fastest growing trees in the entire world, the Eucalyptus tree stretches skyward at heights that can reach nearly 500 feet. Australian Aborigines used hundreds of different species of eucalyptus to make herbal preparations, incense, to create shade, and make paper. The leaves are cool Koala bear food.
The Blue Gum Eucalyptus leaves were first distilled into essential oils in the 18th century when doctors discovered its cooling properties. While there are many varieties of eucalyptus, Blue Gum Eucalyptus is considered a eucapharma eucalyptus which is sharper in scent and is a fortifyingly fragrant component of complexion care, chest balms, body washes, lotions, shampoos, and soaps. Its scent of verve-vapors is a calming caress for skin in distress, and blesses the chest with an easing essence.
“Eucalyptus globulus is the most well-known eucalyptus variety. This oil has a unique, fresh scent which is enhanced by the presence of sesquiterpenes and various aldehydes.”
~ Kurt Schnaubelt, Advanced Aromatherapy
“Ancient hearts dance to the beat of eucalyptus. Fully aware of the past, eucalyptus is yet a fragrance of newness, renewal, and the seeking of new horizons.”
~ Valerie Ann Worwood, Aromatherapy for the Soul