Latin Name: Eucalyptus globulus
Aroma: Fresh, camphourus
Plant Part Used: Leaves
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Countries of Origin: Australia, China, Spain
Approximate Shelf Life: 4 years
Therapeutic Uses: Destructive to bacteria, breaks up mucus, inhibits the growth of viruses, anti-inflamatory
Emotional/ Energetic Qualities: Uplifting, clears the mind
Safety Concerns: Do not use on children under the age of 10 due to the high 1,8 cineole (can cause breathing issues), use caution if you have asthma.
Keep your Sickness to Your Self-
If you are around people that are sick put a few drops of Eucalyptus globulus on a cotton ball and keep it on your desk. You can also keep the cotton ball in a baggie and sniff it a few times through out the day.
References: Tisserand & Young Essential Oil Safety, 2nd Edition Churchill Livingstone Elsevier. Edinburg 2014