Eucalyptus globulus

Eucalyptus Globulus

Eucalyptus globulus

DIRECTIONS: 

Application cutanée, massage

Bain

Voie orale

Voie respiratoire, diffusion

This tree, native to Australia and Tasmania, is used to sanitize marshland. 

Tab

It is currently abundant in Morocco, Spain, Portugal, China and Uruguay.

Main aromatic molecules 

Monoterpene oxides (1,8-cineol or eucalyptol), monoterpene and sesquiterpene hydrocarbons, monoterpene and sesquiterpene alcohols. 

FAMILY  

Myrtaceae. 

PRODUCTION ORGANS 

Leaves and branches. 

YIELD 

700 g to 3 kg of essential oil from 100 kg of plants. 

Equivalence 

1 ml -> 33 drops
(dose calculated for a dropper calibrated according to the European Pharmacopoeia).

MAIN PROPERTIES OF THE ESSENTIAL OIL

The essential oil is both expectorant, mucolytic and antiseptic, it is recommended in cases of bronchopulmonary infections as it promotes bronchodilation. The European Commission has approved its use in case of respiratory tract inflammation. It is also recommended in cases of cold, flu or sinusitis and is effective against urinary tract infections and candidiasis.

 

Excerpts from the book « Aromatherapia – Tout sur les huiles essentielles », by Isabelle Pacchioni. Aroma Thera Editions.