Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil

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Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil 100% PureBotanical Name: Eucalyptus radiata
Plant Family: Myrtaceae
Country of Origin: Australia
Plant Part: Leaves
Growth Method: Organic, Wild Harvest
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Color: Clear
Consistency: Thin
Strength of Aroma: Strong

Eucalyptus radiata, also known as narrow-leaved peppermint, is a medium to tall tree native to Tasmania, with recorded height varies from 12 to 45 meters. It has fibrous and grayish-brown bark that grows all the way to the top half of the trunk. The juvenile leaves are soft and flexible, green, stalkless, and arranged in opposite pairs along the stem. At full maturity, these olive-green leaves become more lance-like and pointed, with short flexible stalks. The fruit of Eucalyptus radiata is a small bud, which is shortly stalked and club-like in shape with a slightly pointed tip. This species is very similar to Eucalyptus amygdalina (black peppermint) however, unlike Eucalyptus nitida (Smithton peppermint), which is smooth and pale above a stocking of fibrous bark.

Eucalyptus radiata essential oil is a highly effective antiviral oil. It also works well as an expectorant. It can be used when there is loose mucus that is not easily brought up. It is also a well known powerful antiseptic. In fact, it has been a popular ingredient in many over-the-counter medicines used to relieve cold, cough and sore throat. An essential oil obtained from the leaves has been proven to be highly antibacterial and the resin can also be used as a remedy for diarrhea and bladder inflammation, as well as applied topically for cuts and wounds. Like other varieties of Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus radiata essential oil is commonly used for commercial inhalants and liniments for respiratory and muscular ailments.

Eucalyptus radiata has a woody scent quite lighter than that of Eucalyptus globulus. It has fresh, camphor-like top notes and a hint of spicy, peppermint undertones.

The scent of Eucalyptus radiata essential oil is highly penetrating and helps improve the respiratory system of the body. Its purifying effect stimulates mental energy and concentration, as well as emotional balance and rationality.

  • Basil
  • Camphor
  • Chamomile
  • Cypress
  • Frankincense
  • Geranium
  • Ginger
  • Grapefruit
  • Helichrysum
  • Hyssop
  • Juniper Berry
  • Lavender
  • Lemon
  • Myrtle
  • Peppermint
  • Pine
  • Rosemary
  • Tea Tree
  • Thyme

Eucalyptus radiata essential oil is non-sensitizing and non-irritant. It is, however, toxic and should not be 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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