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Botanical name: Eucalyptus citriodora
Plant part: leaves and twigs
Extraction method: steam distilled
Description: The lemon eucalyptus tree can grow over 80m tall. Younger trees have bluish-green leaves but as the trees mature they develop long, narrow, more yellow leaves and creamy-white flowers.
Colour: clear to yellow
Common uses: Eucalyptus lemon essential oil is generally thought help with such ailments as arthritis, bronchitis, coughing, flu and poor circulation. Can be used in a chest balm to help with breathing difficulties during cold and flu season.
Strength of aroma: medium
Blends well with: basil, cajeput, cedarwood, citronella, frankincense, ginger, lavender, lemon, myrtle, spearmint and teatree.
Aromatic scent: Lemon eucalyptus essential oil has a scent resembling camphor with a sweet, citrus undertone.
History: Lemon eucalyptus has been used for over a 100 years to fight cold and flu symptoms along with sinus issues.
Cautions: Eucalyptus lemon oil should be diluted and should not be taken internally or used during pregnancy. It should also be avoided by sufferers of high blood pressure or epilepsy.
Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
General safety information: Do not take any oils internally. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.
Everyday, super simple uses for essential oils
Essential oils are used to fragrance soap (2%-3%), balms (0.5%), skin creams and butters (0.5%).