Eucalyptus citriodora (Lemon) (O)

Eucalyptus citriodora (Lemon) (O)
Latin Name: Eucalyptus citriodora F Muell
Common Name(s): Lemon Scented Gum, Lemon Scented spotted Gu
Country of Origin: Vietnam

Method of Cultivation: Organic
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Parts Used: Aerial parts / Eucalyptus leaf
CAS No: 8000-48-4
Flash Point: 69 C
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Major Chemical Constituents:
Predominately citronellal with a small amounts of citronellol, isopulegol and trace amounts of alpha-pinene, linalool and beta-caryophyllene.

Description:
A colorless to pale yellow in color and has a distinct citronella-like scent. The oil is used in the perfume industry to manufacture other aroma chemicals, due to its rich citronella content.

Therapeutic Properties of Constituents:
Antiseptic, bactericidal, antifungal, analgesic, deodorant, expectorant, insecticide.

Like many other aldehydes rich oils Lemon Myrtle is sedating and anti-inflammatory at low concentrations. As an insect repellent this has excellent results alone or when combined with L.petersonii (Lemon Tea Tree).

Method of Application:
Diffuse or in low concentration in body blends. Also an insecticidal and odor reducing oil. It is great to drive out silverfish, cockroaches, ants and mosquitos from the home.

It is wise to rotate the different 'lemon-scented' oils, so that, the insects do not become resistant to the scents and more importantly, you do not become sensitized.

An added bonus is the great deodorizing properties of these oils, great for smelly shoes, cooking smells and pets.

Cautions & Contradictions:
Normal aldehyde precautions apply when using this oil. May be a skin irritant.

Ref: Bush Sense - Australian E/O & Aromatic Compounds by: Mark Webb

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