Also known as Tasmanian blue gum, or, blue gum. The active therapeutic and principal constituent of the medicinal oils is 1,8-cineole.
Distilled from the fresh or partly dried, long and narrow leaves. Pharmaceutically, it is the most important (type) of all the Cineole types of eucalyptus.
piperitone (0.1 %)
The main use of E. globulus is:
- flavoring of cough drops,
- mouth gargles,
- toothpaste, etc.
It is comparatively stable in soap and it has a powerful 'lifting' effect upon the other ingredients in the soap perfume.
According to TCM: eucalyptus is an exceptional remedy for clearing lung-phlegm and wind-heat.
Which would make this beneficial for the onset of flu or fever, sore throat, the common cold, sinusitis and chronic bronchitis.
Classified as a tonic of the lung Qi and is used to enhance the breathing function, promoting the uptake of oxygen by the red blood cells.
Eucalyptus globulus may also:
- Clear the head and aid concentration.
- maybe effective as an insect repellent.
- may be used to treat burns, blisters, cuts and wounds.
EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
Do not use undiluted on the skin.
Keep away from children & pets.
Store away from heat & light.
This is powerful oil.
Best avoided on people suffering from high blood pressure or epilepsy.
Avoid application on infants.
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