Eucalyptus essential oil is one of our most popular oils and is used for a variety of purposes, mainly for colds and flu. It has a sharp, clean scent that is sweet, piney, and slightly minty.
Species: Eucaluptus globulus Labill., fam. Myrtaceae Country of origin: Australia
GC/MS tested for quality and purity
How to use our pure eucalyptus essential oil:
Massage oil: 15-20 drops per 30mL of carrier oil such as fractionated coconut, sunflower, etc.
Diffuser: 5-6 drops in water
Bath:add 2-12 drops into tsp of a carrier oil.
Lotion or shampoo: add 5-6 drops per 30mL of unscented base/lotion
Essential oils that blend well with eucalyptus:
Cautions and Interactions
Diabetes: Early research suggests eucalyptus leaf might lower blood sugar. There is concern that using eucalyptus while taking medications for diabetes might lower blood sugar too much. Blood sugar levels should be monitored closely.
Surgery: Since eucalyptus might affect blood sugar levels, there is concern that it might make blood sugar control difficult during and after surgery. Stop using eucalyptus at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery
Interactions: Medications that are changed by the liver should not be taken with Eucalyptus. These include: amitriptyline (Elavil), haloperidol (Haldol), ondansetron (Zofran), propranolol (Inderal), theophylline (Theo-Dur, others), verapamil (Calan, Isoptin, omeprazole (Prilosec), lansoprazole (Prevacid), and pantoprazole (Protonix), diazepam (Valium), carisoprodol (Soma), nelfinavir (Viracept), diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren), ibuprofen (Motrin), meloxicam (Mobic), and piroxicam (Feldene); celecoxib (Celebrex); amitriptyline (Elavil); warfarin (Coumadin); glipizide (Glucotrol); losartan (Cozaar); lovastatin (Mevacor), ketoconazole (Nizoral), itraconazole (Sporanox), fexofenadine (Allegra), triazolam (Halcion),