There are more than 600 sorts od the eucalyptus species in the world. Nevertheless, the most known and widely used is the eucalyptus globulus. Once indigenous only to the Australian continent, today it is also cultivated in other parts of the world like China, India, South Africa.
Eucalyptus essential oil is produced by steam distillation of the blue-green leaves. Around 50 kg of leaves is necessary to make 1 kg of essential oil.
Eucalyptus essential oil is a strong expectorant and it reduces the viscosity of the mucus in the respiratory tract so it has traditionally been used in all forms of respiratory infections accompanied by cough. We also recommend the use of this essential oil in aroma lamps and diffusors to desinfect and refresh the space.
Keep away from light and heat. Do not apply directly on skin or mucose membranes. Not for oral use. Keep away from children.