Eucalyptus Citriodora

 Eucalyptus citriodora- AroMeds eucalyptus citriodora, often referred to lemon eucalyptus, is wild-harvested in India and the leaves are steam distilled. It is in the myrtaceae plant family, a middle-top note, with a lemony (like citronella), sweet, mildly floral, balsamic, medicinal aroma.


  • Eucalyptus citriodora is made up almost entirely of a chemical constituent citronellal, which is best known for its insecticidal prowess. ( a must in insect repellant applications)
  • Also recommended for athletes foot, dandruff and cuts.
  • A good addition to deodorants because of its bactericidal qualities.
  • Reputed to aid issues related to the throat, like laryngitis and common sore throat.

Blends well with- cedarwood, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, ginger, juniper, lavender, marjoram, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, pine, ravensara, rosemary, tea tree

Modes of Application- massage, compress, salve, skin care,  direct inhalation, diffuser, steam inhalation

Safety data- Skin sensitization possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used externally through inhalation and topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified amount of time. Keep away from children and pets.


Battaglia, S. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Australia, 2003.

Tisserand, R and Young, R. Essential Oil Safety, A Guide for Health Care Professionals, Second Edition, Churchill Livingston Elsevier, 2014.

Please note: Information and statements provided by AroMed Aromatherapy and Lauren Andrews RN, CA, have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any health condition or disease. Information and interest only. The information is not designed for self-diagnosis. If you are concerned about a healthcare issue, see your doctor, specialist or ND. Please note that AroMed Aromatherapy accepts no liability for misuse of essential oils or other products.

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