Eucalyptus Lemon Essential Oil In Brief
Eucalyptus Lemon Essential Oil smells more like lemon than it does Eucalyptus. It is comprised of c. 80% citronellal, an aldehyde which is antimicrobial and shares Citronellas insect repelling capabilities.
Eucalyptus Lemon Essential Oil Main Uses
- To uplift + Calm
- Muscular injury,
- Candida Albicans
- Muscle spasms
- Osteoarthritis and other forms of joint pain
- For making chest rubs to relieve congestion
- Bronchitis + catarrh + colds + coughing, + fever + flu + sinusitis
- Poor circulation
Eucalyptus Lemon Essential Oil For Skincare
- Fungal skin infection
- Bacterial skin infection
- Insect bites + insect repellent
- Anti-Fungal for toenail fungus
- Cold sores
Eucalyptus Lemon Essential Oil Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Active Constituents: c. 80% Citronellal + Citronellol + Isopulegol
Combines well with: essential oils in the citrus, herbal, wood and floral families. Often paired with Orange and Pine.
Substitute oils: Citronella
Contraindications: Eucalyptus Lemon Oil should not be taken internally. It can cause seizures and death if eaten.
Pregnant and breast-feeding women should avoid using Eucalyptus Lemon Oil as it’s not sufficiently understood to determine it’s safety.
Eucalyptus Lemon Oil Interesting Fact: Eucalyptus Lemon is not only used to repel mosquitoes… It also repels deer ticks!