Blue Gum Eucalyptus
BLUE GUM EUCALYPTUS ESSENTIAL OIL
Size: 5 ml. Violet glass bottle
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus
Method: Steam distilled from wild leaves
Notes: This is the Eucalyptus recognized for its amazing properties to open breathing passages. Commonly used by placing a drop in a steam sauna or diffuse during cold & flu season.
• Analgesic • Anti-bacterial • Aniti-cancer • Anti-rheumatic • Anti-spasmodic • Anti-Inflammatory • Anti-Viral • Astringent • Cicatrizant • Decongestant • Depurative • Digestive • Diuretic • Expectorant • Febrifuge • Hypoglycemic • Insecticide • Refrigerant • Respiratory • Rubefacient • Tonic: respiratory • Vulmerary
Internal—oral, semi- or homeopathic dose only; inhalation; diffusion: suppository
External–topical application; bath; massage; spinal compress; skin
Top note: Intense, sweet, green, leafy, medicinal
Heart Note: Green, delicate spicy undertone
Base Note: Green, delicate spicy undertone
Classification: Top or heart note
Blue gum has the classic eucalyptus aroma. It blends well with exotic woods, citruses, and other eucalyptus oils.
Observations and Anecdotal Information
Blue gum essential oil was used to sterilize surgical equipment in the 1800’s, before chemicals came to replace it. This speaks of the disinfectant power of the blue gum.
It is a superb oil for opening breathing passages, clearing mucus from the respiratory system, and easing breathing. It has been used to treat infectious diseases including deep lung infections, bronchitis, malaria, flu, colds, rhinitis, and tuberculosis. It can be diffused and inhaled, or applied to the chest in a compress for these conditions.
This is one of the more popular eucalyptus oils you will find for dripping over a sauna, and letting it turn to steam as it has a very energetic aroma for opening up the lungs.
It is a blood thinner and increases circulation. It is often used as a relaxing massage oil as well.
Blue Gum has the distinct aroma of the original “Eucalyptus” concept from old times. Energetically, it expands and opens the Human Energy Field. It restores energetic imbalances caused by toxicity in the air or EMF pollution. It is fabulous to diffuse in stuffy places, moldy basements, and any space you want to improve energetically.
• Do not apply to skin or use orally with infants or small children
• Can be irritating to some people when applied on the skin
• Can be toxic if taken orally at improper dosage or dilution
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