Lemon Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Lemon Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus citriodora, oil is steam distilled from the leaves and twigs of the Eucalyptus citriodora tree. Although originally from Australia, the trees grow in Guatemala, Colombia, Egypt, South Africa, India, and China. Both Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine have known the medicinal importance of lemon eucalyptus for thousands of years. It has a sweet, lemony fragrance similar to citronella.
Lemon eucalyptus oil, a strong anti-fungal and antiseptic, has been used to treat athlete’s foot. When diluted in massage oil, it may help soothe aching muscles and joints. The aromatic leaf oils have been used in steam inhalation to help with nasal congestion, sore throat, and cold symptoms.
Considered one of the most effective plant-based insect repellents, lemon eucalyptus oil offers natural protection from insect bites. It has even been recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for protection against mosquitoes that may carry the West Nile virus.
Aromatherapy Properties: The fresh, cool, lemony aroma is energizing and uplifting and yet also relaxing. Used in a diffuser it is a wonderful air freshener.
Pregnancy: We do not provide information on the safety of essential oils during pregnancy because the available information is very ambiguous and often contradictory. If you’re interested in using essential oils during pregnancy, please do your own research and consult your doctor, midwife, or health care professional before use.
Precautions: If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, have a medical condition, or any have medical concerns regarding yourself or your family consult a qualified, licensed health professional prior to use. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. Keep out of reach of children.
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