What is Eucalyptus Essential Oil? (Eucalyptus Globulus)
Eucalyptus is a native Australian plant or tree with bewildering health benefits from the Myrtaaceae family. It is also called Southern Blue Gum or Australian Fever Tree. They grow as shrubs, herbs, and trees and naturally without fertilizers. You can use Eucalyptus Essential Oil in Tea, Bath oil, pain sprays, diffusers, soap, cosmetics, skincare, pain relievers, etc.
It blends with Rosemary, Sandalwood, Thyme, Vetiver, Lavender, Cedarwood, Cajeput, Sweet Basil, and Lemon. It has clear pale yellow visuals and thin consistency. The Steam distillation process extracts this oil, and you can use it for steam inhaling benefits in curing cold and cough congestions.
Uses of Eucalyptus essential oil
- It acts as an antiseptic agent in killing the germs.
- Used in aboriginal medicine to treat wounds and fungal infections.
- Used to clean urinary catheters in the 19th Century.
Later they are used by European, Indian, Chinese, and Greece in all traditional methods.
Extraction of Eucalyptus Essential Oil
The Extraction of Eucalyptus Essential Oil depends on the maturity of the part of the tree and its aroma. This multi-purpose oil has extraordinary benefits and is extracted by Steam distillation, Absolute extraction, Cold pressing or CO2 extraction, and Expression.
The harvested and collected Eucalyptus leaves are dried and placed in an ingredient vat to pass the stream, and the remains are evaporated. The sedimentations are filtered, and the collected streams are differentiated and separated as oil and water.
The dried leaves of Eucalyptus are extracted through manual and mechanical pressure or by squeezing the parts of the fruit in the tray to extract Eucalyptus essential oil.
Hexane and Ethanol is the solvent used to extract the oil from Eucalyptus Essential Oil. The solvent is sometimes evaporated and is removed at the exact time to extract the oil.
Steam distillation or solvent extraction is the traditional and common method when compared to the technical method of Co2 Extraction. It can be in a gas and liquid form. It is extracted using Co2. After extraction, it changes to its gaseous state and gets vaporized, and the remaining oils are left behind.
Component breakdown of Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Cineole or Eucalyptol has anti-inflammatory, expectorant, and antimicrobial properties. Alpha pinene is a monoterpene that has the properties of anti-inflammatory and bronchodilatory. Limonene plays a vital role in anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. Globulol acts as antifungal and antimicrobial properties; it also has soothing and calming properties. The piperitone provides a cooling sense with analgesic and antipyretic properties.
Benefits of Eucalyptus Essential Oil
The method of healing through natural sources for mental and physical well-being is called Aromatherapy. Studies show that using this oil helps to reduce stress and promotes sleep. You can use it for diffusers, bathing, massaging, facial products, hair care, etc.
Using cosmetics makes different variations on your skin, and later it results in skin allergies. Many cosmetic products are beyond the PH levels mentioned in the market, and people are unaware of the product's PH level because it causes skin issues. Mixing a drop of Eucalyptus essential oil in your products gives a natural fragrance and more health benefits, including clear and wrinkle-free skin.
The highly beneficial Eucalyptus is also used in tea. It cures colds, coughs, chest congestion, infections, wound healing, etc. It has high antioxidant properties that reduce inflammation.
Chemical soaps cause skin allergies, such as acne, dryness, oil secretion, etc. Soaps with natural benefits make skin-friendly and have no side effects, keeping your skin soft and clear. At our Aromachology Oils, we offer all-natural benefited soap oils at budget-friendly costs.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil is used as the base and has no fragrance; it is added to it to help it longer to sustain. You can easily make soaps at home using a solid base on its foundation. Avoid using chemicals when you make natural soaps using essential oils that may react negatively. Look for products with no fragrance.
We can have numerous benefits for our skin, and using natural resources helps to provide healthy skin. You can use Eucalyptus Essential Oil, which has more skincare benefits. We can use it as serum, moisturizer, and toner to prevent acne, scars, tissue remodeling, skin tone, oil secretion, control dryness, etc.
Using candles made with eucalyptus oils spreads over the surroundings and makes the mind calm and refreshing. It enhances mood and cures respiratory issues, colds, coughs, and flu. It brings clarity and enhances focus and the level of concentration.
Air Fresheners/ Room spray
You can use Eucalyptus Essential Oil which helps to promote sleep, manage stress, and soothes our mind. Organically made air fresheners are available widely in the market. These air fresheners make the environment soothing and cure asthma, allergies, or congestion. It eliminates odor and acts as an insect repellent. It makes the environment friendly.
In the process of reducing the effects of sinus congestion, chest congestion, and other types of recurring and non-recurring congestion, use diffusers with essential oils. We can also add a few drops of essential oil to your diffuser. It not only reduces congestion but also reduces stress and anxiety, making you feel relaxed. It also promotes betterment in sleep and peace. It brings lifestyle changes and enhances mood. It also helps in increasing the focus and concentration.
The high-concentration elements are presented in the Eucalyptus essential oil. It is the organic mosquito and other insect repellent used to prevent us from bites, infections, and other insect-spreading diseases. It gives instant protection for up to 8 hours. It is not exposed to any chemicals and improves in better skin. It has multi-benefits for humans and pets.
Medicinal properties of Eucalyptus essential oil
The resourceful oil incorporates bewildering medicinal properties. It has antioxidant, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-infection, anti-bacterial, and antimicrobial properties and benefits to help identify healthy, normal, dull, and dead cells and regulate their function. We can use this oil daily to eradicate skin and unhealthy bacteria.
|Method of Extraction
|Natural or Organic?
||Wood and Leaves
|Color and Appearance
|| Colorless to pale yellow
Eucalyptus Essential Oil for Pets
Please do not use this oil for cats, as it has a phenolic compound; it directly affects the cat's respiratory system. The concentrated oils should not be used for ingestion, grooming, or Paw cleaning in dogs. Always follow the safety precautions of using these oil pets suggested by professionals or veterinarians. Applying them without knowing the safety measures leads to fur loss, skin infections, diarrhea, digestion issues, etc.
Firstly, choose high-quality oils, dilute them with carrier oils, avoid applying them on wounds and sensitive areas, and take them in small doses; children below age six should not be allowed to use them, pregnant and breastfeeding women should not use them, store in cool place, take a PH test before applying. Consult doctors while using it under certain medical conditions.
Why choose Aromachology oils?
Eucalyptus oil is harvested and extracted through natural methods for its high standard quality and everlasting benefits on our bodies. Make your purchase at Aromachology Oils - a leading essential oil company in the USA. For more details, contact our support team.