Below you will find a summary of information you need to know about Eucalyptus (Peppermint) and Eucalyptus essential oils compiled from posts we published this week. Check our Free EO Class page for more information on these and other essential oils. Questions? Leave a comment below or ask in our facebook group.

Lea Jacobson Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and author of Essential Oil Profiles.

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EUCALYPTUS (PEPPERMINT)

EUCALYPTUS

Botanical/Latin name(s):
Eucalyptus dives

Steam distilled from the leaves of the plant.

Shelf life is 3 years.

Botanical/Latin name(s):
Eucalyptus globulus, Eucalyptus radiata, Eucalyptus smithii, etc.

Steam distilled from the leaves of the plant.

Shelf life is 2 years.

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EUCALYPTUS (PEPPERMINT)

EUCALYPTUS

Immune: inflammation
Respiratory: congestion, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, whooping cough
Skinbacterial infection, athlete's foot, eczema, psoriasis, fungal infection,scar, body odor
HOME: airborne germs, surface germs, insect repellent
Circulatory: arthritis, poor circulation
Digestive: parasites
Immune: infection, inflammation, virus
Muscular: spasm, cramp, ache, pain
Nervous: nerve pain, headache, migraine
Respiratory: congestion, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, whooping cough
Skinbacterial infection, athlete's foot, eczema, psoriasis, fungal infection,scar, body odor, wounds
HOME: airborne germs, surface germs, insect repellent

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EUCALYPTUS (PEPPERMINT)

EUCALYPTUS

Safe for everyone except…

Safe for everyone except…
  • under ages 10 years
  • around cats

No topical max – but always dilute!

When using topically, keep the dilution at or below 20% to prevent adverse reactions.

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