Eucalyptus Citriodora is a type of Eucalyptus tree in the Eucalyptus genus. This tree is indigenous to north eastern and tropical parts of Australia bEven today about 75% of the trees grown in Australia belongs to the Eucalyptus family.
Brazil and China are the largest producers of commercial Lemon eucalyptus essential oil and this tree is also grow in India, South Africa, Guatemala, Egypt, Colombia, Indonesia and Albania.
It has its remedial history of being used in the traditional as well as modern medicine in the east and west, mainly as an aid for respiratory infections and for keeping insects at bay. The infusion made from the leaves of this tree has been used in reducing fever, treating gastric conditions and fighting against microbes causing such infectious diseases in the Aboriginal tradition.
Botanical Name : Eucaliptus citriodora
Family : Myrtaceae
Country of Origin : Brazil
Extraction Method : Steam Distilled
Plant Part Used : Leaves and branche
Note : Top note
Aroma : Sweet, lemony , strong , fresh
Color : Clear to Pale yellow
Blends well With : Bergamot, Black Pepper, Citronella, Clove, Cypress, , Frankincense, Rose Geranium, Ginger, Helichrysum, Lavender, Lemon, Sweet Orange, , Patchouli, Peppermint, Ravintsara, Tea Tree, Thyme, Vetiver.
Shelf Life : 4 – 5 Years
- For topical application don’t use directly on skin, dilute with a carrier oil
- Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs
- Add 4-5 drops for Diffusing
- Don’t ingest
- Keep out of reach of children , Avoid using if pregnant or nursing
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