Eucalyptus Citriodora Essential Oil

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Eucalyptus Citriodora Essential Oil 100% Pure Botanical Name: Eucalyptus citriodora
Plant Family: Myrtaceae
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Plant Part: Leaves
Growth Method: Organic, Wild Harvest
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Color: Clear to Pale Yellow
Consistency: Thin
Strength of Aroma: Strong

Eucalyptus citriodora, also known as lemon-scented Eucalyptus, is an elegant evergreen tree native to Australia and now wildly cultivated in various locations such as Egypt, Spain, India and South Africa. It requires large quantities of water and is often planted in malaria-ravaged regions to improve ground drainage. The tree grows swiftly and can easily grow as high as 45 meters. Its bark is smooth and bluish gray. The juvenile leaves are large, alternate, peltate and hairy, which become narrowly lanceolate in maturity and reveal lemon scent when crushed. The tree has white flowers and capsule-like fruits that contain numerous minuscule seeds. Essential oil of Eucalyptus citriodora is extracted from the leaves by steam distillation.

Essential oil of Eucalyptus citriodora has long been an herbal remedy of the Aborigines. It is commonly used as a cure for coughs, sore throats and infections due to its antiseptic properties. In fact, it is a common ingredient in cold remedies sold over the counter. Eucalyptus citriodora oil is also antibacterial and can be used as a powerful disinfectant against harmful organisms. It is also an excellent treatment for respiratory problems. It reduces inflammation by increasing the supply of oxygen to the body.

Eucalyptus citriodora essential oil can also be used to treat ailments such as Athlete's Foot, asthma, chickenpox, colds, cuts, dandruff, fevers, fungal infection, herpes, infectious diseases, insect repellent, laryngitis, scabs, sore throat, sores and wounds.

Eucalyptus citriodora has a fresh, citronella, lemon top notes with sweet, balsamic undertones.

The fragrance of Eucalyptus citriodora essential oil helps relieve fatigue and debility; it also clears the mind and can assist in making decisions.

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Eucalyptus citriodora essential oil is non-irritant and non-sensitizing but can be toxic if taken internally.

Do not take essential oils internally or use without the guidance of a qualified practitioner. The information provided here is for general use only and is not intended to replace medical diagnosis or treatment. Pregnant women should always consult their physician prior to using.

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