Similar to Eucalyptus globulus, the radiata species also has a camphoraceous and stimulating aroma.It is most commonly used for respiratory issues (as are many oxides). Use in a steam inhalation, diffuser, or inhaler to prevent illness during the cold and flu season. Eucalyptus helps break down mucus while being cooling and cleansing for the respiratory system. It is also beneficial to rub (diluted) into sore muscles and it blends well with other essential oils.
Latin Name: Eucalyptus radiata
Plant Origin: South Africa
Botanical family: Myrtaceae
Plant Part: Leaves
Processed: Steam distilled, Organic
Chemical family: Oxides
This is an incredibly relaxing thing to do during cold and flu season. Simply boil water and pour it into a small bowl. Place just 1 drop of Eucalyptus Radiata into the water. Cover your head and shoulders with a towel, close your eyes, and lean over the bowl. Inhale deeply for 10 minutes.
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