Botanical Name: Eucalyptus polybractea
Plant Part: Wood and Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Eucalyptus (Blue Mallee) is an evergreen tree and is one of the most widely cultivated trees native to Australia. This oil is a stimulant and is a colorless to pale yellow liquid with an aromatic somewhat camphoraceous odor. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees. The Blue Mallee tree grows to around 8 metres and tends to flower in autumn and early winter.
Cautions: Avoid if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy. For external use only, this is considered toxic if taken internally. Dilute before use; may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so a skin test is recommended prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.