Botanical Family: Myrtaceae (Myrtle shrubs and trees)
Extraction Method/Origin: Steam distillation from leaves—Australia, Brazil
Chemical Constituents: Oxides: 1,8 cineol (up to 78%); Monoterpenes (>20%): α- & β- pinenes, l-limonene, ρ-cymene, α-phellandrene; Sesquiterpene Alcohols: globulol (>7%), trans-pinocarveol (<5%), ledol (>2%), linalol, terpinen-4-ol, eudesmol; Sesquiterpenes: aromadendrene (>7%), allo-aromadendrene (>2%), δ-guaiazulene, humulene; Ketones: pinocarvone, d-carvone, fenchone; Aldehydes: butyricaldehyde, caproicaldehyde, geranial, myrtenal, valericaldehyde; Phenols: myrtenol, p-cuminol; Alcohols: α-fenchol, α-terpineol; Esters: α-terpenyl acetate.
Properties: Analgesic, antibacterial, anticatarrhal, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, diuretic, expectorant, insect repellent, and stimulant.
Common Primary Uses: Asthma, bronchitis, carpal tunnel, cataracts, congestion, cooling, coughs, deodorant, dysentery, emphysema, fever, high blood pressure, hypoglycemia, inflammation, jet lag, kidney stones, measles, migraine, neuralgia, neuritis, pain, shingles, sinusitis, sore throat, spina bifida, stimulating, strep throat, tennis elbow, tuberculosis.
Historical Uses: Australian aborigines used the eucalyptus leaves to bind up serious wounds. This would not only prevent infection but also expedite healing.
French Medicinal Uses: Asthma, candida, coughs, diabetes, fever, hypoglycemia, lungs, measles, migraines, respiratory stimulant, sinusitis, tuberculosis, urinary stimulant.
Other Possible Uses: This oil may be used for aches/pains, acne, allergies, bronchitis44, burns, colds, cystitis, diarrhea, endometriosis, increasing energy, flu, gallstones, gonorrhea, hay fever, herpes, high blood pressure45, inflammation of the ear, inflammation of the iris, inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane, malaria, nasopharynx, rheumatism, skin infection/sores, sore throat, ulcers, vaginitis, viruses, and wounds.
Body System(s) Affected: Muscles and Bones, Respiratory System.
Aromatic Influence: It promotes health, well-being, purification, and healing.
Application: Apply to Vita Flex Points and/or directly on area of concern; diffuse. Apply under the nose and on each side of the nose for quick sinus relief.
Oral Use As Dietary Suppliment: Approved by the FDA for use as a Food Additive (FA) or Flavoring Agent (FL). Dilute one drop oil in 1 tsp. honey or in 4 oz. of beverage (i.e. soy/rice milk). Not for children under 6 years old; use with caution and in greater dilution for children 6 years old and over.
Blend Classification: Enhancer.
Blends With: Geranium, lavender, lemon, sandalwood, juniper, lemongrass, melissa, pine, thyme.
Odor: Type: Top Note (5–20% of the blend); Scent: Fresh, medicinal, woody, earthy; Intensity: 5.