Mental, Emotional Effects: Reviving, helpful for mental exhaustion and reducing stress. Known for restoring balance and increasing vitality.
Common Name: Tasmanian Blue Gum
Common Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Parts Used: Leaves and grassy twigs
Chakra Association: Visuddha (Throat), Anahata (Heart)
Note Clasification: Top
Aroma: Fresh, woodsy, invigorating
Country of Origin: Australia
Traditional Use: Eucalyptus is one of the oldest medicines used by indigenous peoples around the world. It accounts for more than 90% of the trees in Australian forests. It is used often in inhalants and rubs for clearing the sinuses and opening up the head and lungs. Eucalyptus also has a long history of use in rubs for sore muscles and joints. It is also used in household disinfectants and cleansers.
Properties: Analgesic, antibacterial, anti-fungal
Mental, Emotional Effects: Reviving, helpful for mental exhaustion, reduces stress. Known for restoring balance and increasing vitality.
Benefits: Blisters, bruises, colds, headache, fever, muscle aches and pains, respiratory infections and skin ulcers.
Blends well with: Cedarwood, cypress, citonella, lavender, lemon, lime, orange, peppermint, rosemary, tea tree, thyme.
Of interest: The eucalyptus tree grows fast and uses large amounts of water. This can help turn swamps into usable land. This process also helps to rid the area of mosquitoes.
Eucalyptus trees are used to make the traditional aboriginal instrument known as the didgeridoo. Originally, this ancient instrument was crafted from a eucalyptus branch hollowed out by termites. Today, woodworkers instead of termites hollow out the branches.
Safety Data: Should be avoided during pregnancy. Do not use if diagnosed with high blood pressure or epilepsy. Always use in dilution. Avoid taking with homeopathic remedies as it actsas an antidote against them.
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