Common English Name: Blue gum eucalyptus.
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus.
Plant Family: Myrtaceae.
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation of the leaves.
Origin: Indigenous to Australia.
Plant Description: A tall, evergreen tree with blue-green leaves when young and long, yellow leaves, cream-colored flowers, and a pale gray bark when mature.
Main Chemical Components: Cineol (monoterpenes).
Blends Well With: Lemon, pine, rosemary, and thyme essential oils; carrier oils.
Uses: Damaged skin, irritated skin, aromatherapy.
Fun Fact: Used as a traditional household remedy in Australia.
Cautions for Use: Do not use in conjunction with homeopathy.