Blue gum (Eucalyptusglobulus) the strongest and most popular form of medicinal eucalyptus is . Normally this oil is rectified (redistilled) before use because of one component-isovaleraldehyde which could trigger a strong coughing reflex.
The Eucalyptus oil is obtained by steam distillation. This beautiful, tall, evergreen tree can grow up to 300 feet high. The younger trees have oval-shaped bluish-green leaves. As they mature, the leaves become longer and more narrow.
For centuries, Australian aborigines have used disinfecting leaves to heal wounds. The oil and leaves were used to treat respiratory conditions such as croup or bronchitis. The dried leaves were also used for asthma.
Eucalyptus Globulushas expectorant and mucolytic properties. This eucalyptus extract is powerful in fighting bacteria. It can be used to treat burns, wounds, bites, scratches, herpes and insect bites. It is good for circulation and muscles and joints.
It can also be used to treat measles, cystitis, colds and epidemics. Its main effect is to detect. E. E. It can be inhaled directly or diffused. It can be mixed with rosemary, wintergreen and juniper as well as geraniums, angelica, cedarwood, citronella or tea tree. E. globulus has no toxic effects, is not irritating, and is non-sensitizing.
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