Eucalyptus, Lemon

Eucalyptus, Lemon

Eucalyptus citriadora is one of the many Eucalyptus trees used for aromatherapy. It contains high levels of Citronellal, which is reputed to make it a more effective insect deterrent than Citronella oil. The oil smells like a slightly more camphoraceous Citronella.

  • Latin Binomial; Eucalyptus citriadora
  • Country of Origin; India
  • Traditional Uses; Athlete’s foot and other fungal infections, candida, cuts, dandruff, herpes, insect repellent, scabs, sores, wounds, asthma, laryngitis, sore throat, colds, fevers, infectious skin conditions, chickenpox, infectious disease
  • Method of Production; steam distillation of twigs and leaves
  • Note; middle
  • Safety; can be highly toxic if ingested in milliliter quantities; moderate need for dilution prior to topical application; recommend Eucalyptus radiata for children
  • 10ml / 1/3fl oz