Eucalyptus

Plant origin, natural properties, and common uses of Eucalyptus globulus essential oil

About it...

Botanical name: Eucalyptus globulus

Family: Myrtaceae

 

Harvested: Australia - India - China

Parts used: leaves

Extraction method: steam distillation

Major components of the oil: 1,8-cineole (eucalyptol), pinene (with figures)

... The list of specific substances in the plant and their activities

 

Traditional uses:

Native of Australia, Eucalyptus has been grown for its essential oil used in pharmacy, perfumery, or for industrial purposes

 

The main active ingredient present in the Eucalyptus essential oil, cineole, showed antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.

 

It is also an insect repellent and a biopesticide.

 

The Australian Foundation for Asthma recommends its use in homes to fight mites and other acarids.

 

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