About: Eucalyptus radiate is one of the many Eucalyptus trees that is used in aromatherapy. The oil is less harsh in application and aroma than the globulus or polybractea species.
- Latin Binomial; Eucalyptus radiate
- Country of Origin; Australia
- Traditional Uses; Burns, blisters, cuts, herpes, insect bites, insect repellent, lice, skin infections, wounds, muscular aches and pains, poor circulation, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains, asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, coughs, sinusitis, throat infections, cystitis, leucorrhoea, chickenpox, colds, epidemics, flu, measles, debility, headaches, neuralgia
- Method of Production; steam distillation of woods and leaves
- Note; top
- Safety; can be highly toxic if ingested in milliliter quantities; moderate need for dilution prior to topical application; most recommended for children
How to Use:
Diffusing: Add 5-10 drops to your diffuser.
Topical Use, Bathing & Massage: Add 2-5 drops to 10ml of carrier oil and place in warm bath water or massage into skin.
Facial Steam: Add 2-5 drops to a bowl of steaming water and inhale deeply for 5-10 minutes. For best results, cover your head and the bowl with a towel to trap steam.