Eucalyptus radiata - unsprayed- Australia
Aroma: Intense and camphoraceous
Properties: This is a great oil for mental stimulation & concentration.
The first oil to reach for in the winter for all respiratory issues and is a strong immune stimulant. Almost all houses in Australia have eucalyptus oil in their first aid chest.
A good way to use eucalyptus (especially when it is old) is to add a few drops to the softener compartment of the washing machine with vinegar and in all cleaning. It is an excellent antimicrobial.
Blends with: other Australian natives, citrus oils, lavender, peppermint, pine rosemary & thyme.
It is steam distilled from the leaves.
Shelf life: It will keep for around 3-4 years after opening if stored with lid tightly closed in a cool, dark area.
Whenever my sons nose stuck he asks for eucalyptus :) This product is our only medicine!