Latin name: Eucalyptus citriodora
Country of origin: China
Part of the plant: Leaves
Extraction method: Steam distilled
Main biochemical components*: Citronellal, isoisopulegol, 1, 8 cineole
Properties: Antiseptic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, bactericidal, deodorant, fungicidal, insecticidal.
Physical uses: Muscle aches, joint stiffness, sore throats, inflammation, colds, flu, infections, immune support, recuperation from long illness.
Skin care uses: Dandruff, athlete’s foot, infections.
Psychological uses: Nervous tension, stress, anxiety, mild depression.
Subtle uses: Clears and balances the energy centers.
Notes: Eucalyptus, Citriodora is a unique eucalyptus with relaxing qualities.
*Chemical components: Chemical component percentages may vary. Essential 3 offers a Certificate of Analysis for review.
Which One to Choose –Eucalyptus, Citriodora, Eucalyptus, Globulus, Eucalyptus, Radiata or Eucalyptus, Smithii?
As a whole, the Eucalyptuses are for respiratory congestion and infection, immune support, and muscle aches. Their aromas are strong, refreshing, and camphoraceous. All are more or less stimulating except Euc. Citriodora. Choose Eucalyptus Globulus for its strength, Eucalyptus Radiata for longer-term use and its pleasant aroma, Eucalyptus Citriodora for air disinfecting and night time use, and Euc. Smithii for prevention, muscle and joint aches, and its mildness.