Application cutanée, massage
Voie respiratoire, diffusion
This tree, native to Australia and Tasmania, is used to sanitize marshland.
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.
Leaves and branches.
700 g to 3 kg of essential oil from 100 kg of plants.
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.