(Eucalyptus Globulus, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Eucalyptus Cinerea)

Botany & Composition

Family: Myrtaceae.

This evergreen tree, with over 300 species, has a twisted trunk, is extremely rich in cineol (between 50-85%), has aromatic leaves that emit a medicinal aroma and can grow 120 feet tall or higher. Oil is created through steam distillation of its leaves.

Geography: Indigenous to Australia and Tasmania and cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions across the globe.

Historical Uses

Due to it aromatherapeutic benefits and refreshing feel, eucalyptus is commonly found in lotions, creams, balms, rubs and massage oils and is great when applied pre-workout or post-workout as an uplifting and refreshing boost.

Stories & Legends

Beginning in the 1800s, Eucalyptus (a tree whose roots soak up water) seeds were planted in wetlands around the world to help minimize the risk of malaria in marshy areas that were breeding grounds for malaria carrying mosquitos.

Found In

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