Botanical name: Eucalyptus polybractea
Blue Mallee Eucalyptus has a warm and clearing aroma, reminiscent of a soothing day spa. The familiar camphorous scent of eucalyptus is medicinal and clearing to the mind. Well-known for its healing effects on the respiratory system eucalyptus is an antiseptic, expectorant and helps reduce fever. Classically used for the treatment of colds, influenza, throat infections and bronchitis. A powerful disinfector, eucalyptus may be used in a diffuser to purify the air and prevent the spread of airborne pathogens. Eucalyptus can also used to treat muscular aches and pains.
- Antiseptic properties
- Can help treat respiratory issues
- May help with muscle aches and pains
- Insect repellent
Note: this product comes unboxed
Massage: In a blend, Eucalyptus should be no more than 20% of the essential oil content, e.g in 10 drops of essential oil only 2 drops should be eucalyptus
Bath: Add 2 to 3 drops, in a dispersant such as oil, to the bath.
Hand or foot bath: add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of water. For inflammation consider using cold/room temperature water. For aches and tight muscles use warm/hot water
Steam treatment (face and respiratory system): Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming hot water. Use caution due to risk of burns or scalding.
Compress: To a bowl of water add 2 drops of essential oil. For treating inflammation or to cool down use cold to room temperature water, for aching tight muscles use warm to hot water. Soak a face washer in the water, wring out excess moisture and apply washer to the affected area, repeat two or three times as the compress cools down or warms up.
- Add 8 drops to the washing machine before commencing cycle.
- 1 to 2 drops neat on a cleaning cloth for surface spot cleaning.
- Add 10 drops in 500ml/16.9fl.oz of water in a spray bottle for a surface disinfectant.
Blends well with: basil, cedarwood, citronella, frankincense, ginger, pine, peppermint, rosemary, spearmint, tea tree.
Considerations: Not for use on or near the face in children under 10 years old, may affect breathing and the nervous system. Use during pregnancy with caution.
Skin & Hair: Deep cleansing. Aids in wound healing and antiseptic.
Body: Relaxes nervous system, good for muscle aches and pains. Can help treat colds, influenza, throat infections and bronchitis
Wellbeing: Improves mental focus.
Cleaning: Antiseptic properties and great to use in natural DIY cleaning products
- Eucalyptus polybractea (eucalyptus blue mallee) oil.
Is this safe for use during pregnancy?
We do not recommend using this oil during pregnancy, see our full list of pregnancy safe oils in our FAQs.
Is this safe for children?
Not for use on or near the face in children under 10 years old, may affect breathing and the nervous system.
Is this safe to use around pets?
This essential oil is not recommended for use around pets
Can I ingest this oil?
Essential oils should not be taken internally unless you have consulted with a health professional or aromatherapist first