Eucalyptus is a tall, evergreen tree that is native to Australia. Essential Oil is extracted from the leaves and branches of the eucalyptus tree through steam distillation and it is colorless to pale yellow in color.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil is extracted from the leaves and branches of the eucalyptus tree (Eucalyptus globulus), a tall, evergreen tree that is native to Australia but is now grown in many parts of the world. The tree can grow up to 90 meters tall and has long, narrow leaves and white or cream-colored flowers. The steam distillation process extracts a colorless to pale yellow oil from the leaves and branches.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil has a strong, fresh, camphoraceous aroma and is commonly used in aromatherapy and as a natural remedy for respiratory conditions like asthma and bronchitis. It’s also believed to have antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic properties, which make it beneficial for treating skin conditions, headaches, and muscle pain.
Botanical Name : Eucalyptus globulus Labill
CAS# : 8000-48-4
Origin : Australia
Method of Extraction : Steam Distillation
Source : Leaves and Branches
Solubility : Ether, Ethanol, Chloroform, Glacial Acetic Acid, Oils, Fats and Paraffins
Color & Odor : Colorless mobile liquid (yellow with age) with a penetrating, camphoraceous, woody-sweet scent
Constituents : 8-cineol and α-pinene
Specific Gravity : 0.8491 and 0.8455
Flash Point : 55°c
Optical Rotation : 0 to + 10
Major Constituents : 8-cineol and α-pinene
Eucalyptus Essential Oil can be used in a variety of applications and has many benefits, some of the most common include:
It’s important to note that Eucalyptus Essential Oil should be used with caution as it can be strong and may irritate the skin if used in high concentrations. Always consult a healthcare professional before using any essential oil.