Lemon Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Lemon Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus citriodora ou Corymbia citriodora

The lemon eucalyptus ( Eucalyptus citriodora or Corymbia citriodora ) is a large tree of the Myrtaceae family, native of Australia.

  • Bath

  • Skin application

  • Oral route

  • Respiratory route

Lemon Eucalyptus essential oil should always be largely diluted in a plant oil before being applied to the skin.

Do not use :
in pregnant or breastfeeding  women,
in children under 7,
in the person allergic to any of the components (citronellal, citronellol, limonene, neral, linalool),
in asthmatics without the advice of an allergist,
in the epileptic people or people having a history of convulsive disorders.

Rheumatism, muscular or osteoarticular pain
Dilute 5 drops of Lemon Eucalyptus essential oil in 1 teaspoon of calophyllum oil. Massage the painful area with this blend, 3 times a day, for 1 to 3 weeks depending on the pain.

Anxiety, stress, nervous imbalance
Take 2 drops of Lemon Eucalyptus essential oil + 2 drops of sweet almond plant oil on a neutral tablet, 3 or 4 times a day, during 1 to 2 weeks.

Apply 4 drops of Lemon Eucalyptus essential oil blended with 1 tablespoon of St. John's wort plant oil, 6 times a day until until the lesions disappear

Always seek advise from your pharmacist or GP.

In Madagascar, the Malagasy call it "kininina oliva" like other trees, which means "quinine tree" thanks to its  cares for malaria.
Since 1995, its Latin name is "corymbia citriodora" but it remains known as "eucalyptus citriodora".

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