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Organic Lemon Scented Eucalyptus - Eucalyptus Citriodora image
(EX. VAT) 10 ml £3.99
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Organic Lemon Scented Eucalyptus - Eucalyptus Citriodora

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A sweet, rosy, lemon like fragrance with the camphoraceous notes of other Eucalypts.

A colourless to pale yellow, volatile oil obtained by steam distillation of the leaves and twigs of a particular species of Eucalyptus tree.

Inci:

Eucalyptus Citriodora Oil

According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (Cosing), the functions of Lemon Scented Eucalyptus Essential Oil are:

 

Masking, Tonic

 

To view more information, visit the Cosing Database here
 

Skin Care

Strongly antifungal, it is an obvious choice for foot creams and gels.

A good addition to deodorants as it is a strong bactericide.

Very good for sports massage in balms and creams for treating muscular aches and pains.

Excellent in acne products but use in small amounts only.

 

Hair Care

A powerful bactericide so is useful to have in a travel or holiday hair and body wash.

 

Other

It is very cleansing and penetrating and makes a great massage oil to be included in a blend. It energises the mind especially when it has been stressed and overworked.

Great as an insect repellant.

Cleanses and brightens the air in a room when diffused in an oil burner.

 

Suggested Blends

With Patchouli and Cedarwood as an insect repellent as it contains more citronellal than Citronella oil does.

 

Cautions/Contraindications

Too powerful for very young children

Potential dermal irritant for sensitive skin.

Traditional Aromatherapy Uses

Traditionally used by qualified aromatherapists to help lift grief as part of the healing process.

Used to help open the airways and relax the breathing, ease sore throats and laryngitis.

Used as an urinary antiseptic and to increase urinary flow.

           

Historical Information

Used in traditional Aboriginal bush medicine to reduce fevers and as an antifungal and anti inflammatory agent.
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