Steam distillation process is used for extracting eucalyptus oil from
leaves and young twigs of eucalyptus tree.
The eucalyptus oil contains major chemical components as aromadendrene,
piperitone, 1,8-cineole (more than 70%), globulol, b-pinene, limonene,
terpinen-4-ol, Pellandrene (less than 1.5%) and a-pinene. The oil has an
optical rotation of 0.0 to +10.0 degrees.
Essential Oil Information:
Eucalyptus Oil (BP Grade) is extracted and formulated in accordance with
the British Pharmacopoeia standards. The oil is extracted from Eucalyptus
leaves and twigs. Helps to clear the mind and focus concentration, this
essential reduces swelling in the mucus membranes.
The oil has three categories of commercial
Medicinal oils with substantial amounts of eucalyptol
Industrial oils containing terpenes
Aromatic oils such as E. citriodora
Colourless or pale yellow liquid
Aromatic and camparaceous
00 to +100
Refractive Index at 200C
1.458 to 1.470
Soluble in 5 volume of ethanol (70%)
As per standard
Traces to 9%
Traces to 12%
Storage Store in well closed containers,
in cool and dry storage area. Temp. 20-250C
The oil with BP standards exhibits a very distinctive, sharp and fresh
smell. In appearance, the oil is pale yellow in color and viscous in nature.
Eucalyptus Oil / Eucalyptus Citrodora Oil has different uses:
Cure fever, migraines and malaria with its cooling and deodorizing
effect on the body
For the respiratory tract, it helps with coughs, asthma, throat
infections, sinusitis and catarrhal conditions
It soothes inflammation and eases mucus
Wound and ulcer healing and soothing skin eruptions
Useful as a warming oil when used for muscular aches and pains,
rheumatoid arthritis, sprains and poor circulation
In skin care it can be used for burns, blisters, herpes, cuts,
wounds, skin infections and insect bites
It is used in a variety of over the counter drugs including rubs,
inhalers, liniments, rash creams, and mouthwashes
Included in products used as sealers and solvents for root canal
Used as a fragrance in perfumes and cosmetic
Used in industries for flotation purpose in mining
Oil has some therapeutic values in it like balsamic, vulnerary, astringent,
analgesic, anti-neuralgic, rubefacient, decongestant, diuretic, expectorant,
stimulant, depurative, antiviral, anti-rheumatic, anti-bacterial, anti-
bacterial, vermifuge, vermifuge, hypoglycemic and febrifuge.
Blends Well With:
Benzoin, thyme, lavender, lemongrass, lemon and pine
People suffering from high blood pressure and epilepsy problem should avoid
the oil. Excessive use of the eucalyptus oil can result in headaches.
We dispatch all these oils in excellent packaging through our reputed
shipping partners like DHL, Fedex, UPS, TNT and EMS.