Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus smithii) essential oil benefits
Eucalyptus smithii is the mildest of the eucalyptus oils and is used with children and, elderly and fragile people.
It is a gentle antiseptic; it aids the respiratory system by opening the airways and clearing mucus. It is a gentle relief for stiff joints and muscle aches.
Eucalyptus smithii is well tolerated on the skin.
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus smithii
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation from the leaves
Aroma: Fresh, herbaceous, camphoraceous
Blends well with: Lavender, Lavender Spike, Myrrh, For, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cypress, Lemon, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary
Therapeutic properties: Analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, antineuralgic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, decongestant, deodorant, depurative, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, stimulant,
HOW TO USE
To support the respiratory system and clear blocked sinuses, burn 2-5 drops every 5 hours. For children 1-2 drops.
Dilute 3-5 drops max every 5 ml of carrier tea ease aches and pains.
For a chest rub for children and elderly, dilute 0.5 to 1% to a cream or balm base