- Botanical Name: Eucalyptus citriodora
- Origin: South Africa
- Process: Steam Distilled Essential Oil
- Plant Part: Leaves
- Cultivation: Cultivated
- Use: Aromatherapy
- Note: Top Note
- Aroma: Fresh, cool, lemony, reminiscent of lemongrass or citronella.
- Contraindictions: See Overview
- Certificate of Analysis
South African Lemon Eucalyptus Essential oil
Lemon Eucalyptus essential oil has a refreshing and relaxing aroma. It is especially useful in anti-herpes formulas and, due to its high citronellal content, as an insect repellant.
Lemon Eucalyptus is also a good anti-fungal agent, and appears to have antibacterial, analgesic, sedative and calming properties.
Aromatherapy Uses: Refreshing and energizing, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiviral and a sedative. Useful in natural insect repellents.
Safety Considerations: May cause skin or mucous membrane irritation if undiluted.
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