Uses: Eucalyptus citriodora essential oil is powerful fungicidal and bactericidal, and a valuable asset when treating athletes foot. It is also effective against a wide range of respiratory conditions such as asthma, sinusitis, phlegm, coughs and colds, as well easing sore throats and laryngitis.
Is Eucalyptus Citriodora the same as lemon eucalyptus?
The many eucalyptus trees
The lemon eucalyptus tree (Corymbia citriodora) is native to Australia. You may also see it referred to as lemon-scented eucalyptus or lemon-scented gum. It gets its name from its leaves, which have a lemony scent.
What is lime and eucalyptus good for?
Lime and Eucalyptus essential oils blend really well together. They make a sweet and energizing scent. They’re good at supporting focus and easing congestion.
Does eucalyptus attract bugs?
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.) shrubs or trees make attractive landscaping plants with their showy red or white flowers and aromatic leaves. … These hardy, resilient plants attract just a few kinds of pests.
Can eucalyptus repel mosquitoes?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have approved eucalyptus oil as an effective ingredient in mosquito repellent. A recent study showed that a mixture of 32 percent lemon eucalyptus oil provided more than 95 percent protection against mosquitoes for three hours.
Can you use lemon eucalyptus oil on your skin?
Lemon eucalyptus oil is safe for most adults when applied to the skin as a mosquito repellent. Some people might have a skin reaction to the oil. Lemon eucalyptus oil is UNSAFE to take by mouth. Some chest rubs for congestion (Vicks VapoRub) contain lemon eucalyptus oil.
What can I mix eucalyptus oil with?
As a general rule, eucalyptus oil blends well with lemongrass, lemon, rosemary, lavender, cedarwood, and peppermint essential oils. Here are several blend recipes to combine oils and enjoy their many benefits.
Is lemon eucalyptus toxic?
Lemon eucalyptus oil should never be ingested, as it may cause seizures and death. Contact poison control if you or someone you are with have swallowed products containing lemon eucalyptus oil.