Eucalyptus radiata has a fresh, powerful peppery camphoraceous odour. It is cleansing and refreshing. It is a middle to top note and is considered to be stimulating.
EFFECTS: Often used to cleanse an area from negative energy or in situations of conflict.
THERAPY: The main therapy of Eucalyptus essential oil is for the respiratory system. May help with asthma, bronchitis, coughs, sinusitis and throat infections. Use in a steam inhalation or add to a balm ointment and rub over chest area. Eucalyptus is a decongestant, expectorant and analgesic. The analgesic properties may be helpful to relieve muscular aches and pains.
PRECAUTIONS: Eucalyptus radiata essential oil is considered to be safe when used topically - however, the 1,8 cineole content of the oil may be toxic to the liver and therefore should be blended at not more than 5%.