Eucalyptus essential oil is produced from the evergreen ball eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus Labill.) leaves and young twigs, using the steam distillation method.
Eucalyptus essential oil has a very intensive, distinctive scent of camphor.
For its cleansing and antiseptic properties, in cosmetics it can be used to maintain good skin condition. Its distinctive scent is used as a deodorant.
Used for aromatic lamps, eucalyptus essential oil acts as an air disinfectant, creates a positive effect on emotional being by eliminating drowsiness, fatigue, improving mood and the ability to focus.
Methods and amounts of use:
Aromatic bath: since essential oils are insoluble in water, dissolve 10-30 drops of eucalyptus essential oil in a glass of milk, kephir, yoghurt, cream, a tablespoon of plant oil or some honey and then pour the mixture into your bath.
Hand cream or lotion: one-time use: 3 drops of the essential oil in 1 teaspoon of fatty oil.
After-shave lotion: 40 drops of the essential oil into 120 ml of apple vinegar or vodka and 80 ml of distilled water.
Massage: 10-15 drops of eucalyptus essential oil or several essential oils (in equal parts) into 2 tablespoons of the main plant oil.
Sauna: 15 drops into 10 litres of hot water for soaking besoms.
Aromatic lamp: 4-5 drops for 5 sq. m. area. For daily use (don’t forget to add warm water).
Facial steam bath, inhalation: 2-3 drops into 1 litre of hot water.
Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products, identifies the following allergens:
Eucalyptus essential oil contains the natural component limonene.