Eucalyptus essential oil - Eucalyptus Globulus Labille - India
It is the generic name for distilled oil from the leaf of Eucalyptus, a genus of the plant family Myrtaceae native to Australia and cultivated worldwide. Eucalyptus oil has a history of wide application, as a pharmaceutical, antiseptic, repellent, flavoring, fragrance and industrial uses. The leaves of selected Eucalyptus species are steam distilled to extract eucalyptus oil.
Traditionally, eucalyptus oil was used as an analgesic agent that helped to relieve pain, and it was valued for its ability to reduce inflammation and improve respiratory conditions. And today, eucalyptus oil benefits and uses are extensive, and the oil is commonly used in healing ointments, perfumes, vapor rubs and cleaning products.
Eucalyptol, or 1,8-cineole, which accounts for 70–90 percent of the contents of eucalyptus oil, has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effects. Eucalyptus is also well known for its ability to fight bacterial, viral and fungal infections and to help clear the respiratory tract of built up mucus. For these reasons, eucalyptus is definitely one of the most beneficial and versatile essential oils to keep in your medicine cabinet.
|Version 001||Version Date 21/04/2018|
|Product||Eucalyptus Oil (80% Minimum)|
|IUPAC Name||Eucalyptus Oil|
|Plant of Origin||Eucalyptus Globulus Labille|
|Part of The Plant||Leaves|
|Asoect AT 20°||Clear Mobile Liqiud|
|Colour||Colorless to Pale Yellow|
|Density A 20°C (g/ml)||0906 – 0925|
|Refractive Index nD20||14580 – 14670|
|Refractive Indes nD25|
|Optical Rotation (°)||001/1000|
|Boiling Point (°)||-|
|Melting Point (°C)||-|
|Acid Valur (mg KOH/g)||-|
|Solubility||1:5 in Ethanol 70°|
|Vapour Pressure||Not Determined|
|Other Solubilities||Soluble in Ethanol|
|Other Technical Data||Peroxydes Less Then 20mmol/l|
Keep in a tightly closed container in a cool and dry place, protected from light. When stored for more than 24 months, quality should be checked before use.