Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil
Latin Name: Eucalyptus radiata Sieb
Part of plant: Leaves
Aroma Character: Fresh with sweet dry-out
Blends Well with: Lemon, Verbena, Lavender
Eucalyptus Radiata Properties: Antiseptic, relieves coughs; promotes wound healing, anti-bacterial and virus, anti-inflammatory; derivant for humoral terrain.
Eucalyptus Radiata Indications: Complaints in throat-nose-ear area (bronchitis, influenza, rhinopharyhngitis, sinusitis, coughing and others); leucorrhea, vaginiyis; conjunctivitis; wounds, acne, skin parasites; asthenia, plethora.
Eucalyptus Radiata Main Components: 1-8-cineole, alpha-terpineol, geraniol, phellandrene, piperitone, piperitol.
Eucalyptus Radiata Contraindications, side effects: None known for normal dosage.
The name Eucalyptus come from the Greek word eucalyptos, meaning well covered, because the flower buds are covered with a cup-like membrane which is thrown off as the flower expands.
Eucalyptus Radiata, also known as the narrow-leaved peppermint eucalyptus, is a commercially grown tree and the essential oil has a 1,8-cineole content of around 75%.
This essential oil is considered to be an ideal choice, as the 1,8-cineole content is high enough to have the desired therapeutic effect, yet not too overpowering.