Eucalyptus - Essential Oil (Radiata) - Eucalyptus radiata - Australia - New directions Aromatics, Canada
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus radiata
Plant Part: Woods and Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a strong aroma, Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil has a crisp, clean, camphoraceous aroma.
Product Abstract: Eucalyptus Radiata is also known as Narrow-Leaved Peppermint. The young trees have oval bluish-green leaves while the mature trees develop long, narrow, yellowish leaves, creamy-white flowers and a smooth, pale grey bark. Eucalyptus leaves are the favourite food of Koalas, and have been used as traditional medicine by the aboriginal peoples of Australia. Eucalyptus Radiata is preferred over Eucalyptus Globulus because it is less harsh.
Cautions: Avoid if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy. For external use only, this is considered toxic if taken internally. Dilute before use; may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so a skin test is recommended prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.