Eucalyptus Dives

Eucalyptus dives- AroMeds Eucalyptus dives, sometimes referred to as peppermint eucalyptus, is wild-harvested in South Africa.The leaves are steam distilled. The plant is in the myrtaceae family, it is a top-middle note with a camporaceous, spicy, minty, fresh aroma.

Uses-

  • Useful for all respiratory conditions as eucalyptus dives is rich in the chemical constituent piperitone. It is very effective mucolytic and is particularly useful for sinusitis. (Go-to for breaking up thick mucous)
  • Excellent decongestant for colds and flu, as it stimulates cold receptors in the nares.
  • It is an analgesic, relieving aches, pains, neuralgia, insect bites and headaches
  • Natural insect repellent

Emotional Support- eucalyptus can encourage emotional balance, concentration, centering and rationality.

    Blends well with- cypress, frankincense, balsam fir, geranium, ginger, lavender, lemon, orange, grapefruit, juniper berry, rosemary, balsam fir, peppermint, tea tree, thyme ct thymol

    Notes of interest- Battaglia states, " The Australian aborigines fumigated people by burning leaves of E. dives for the relief of fever."

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

    Safety data-  Do not use eucalyptus on or near the faces of infants or children under the age of 10. The 1,8 cineole in the oil can be irritating to those prone to dermatitisSkin 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.

    Resources-

    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.

    Worwood, V.A. Aromatherapy for the Soul, New World Library, 1999.

    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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