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Eucalyptus - The Mockingbird Apothecary & General Store


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Eucalyptus oil promotes comfort during colds and flu. The main chemical component, 1-8 cineole, helps promotes feelings of clear breathing and open airways. It's natural antibacterial effects make it a useful air purifier and surface sanitizer. Eucalyptus oil is a penetrating oil that evaporates rapidly and can be used to remove sticky substances such as grease, tar or glue. It has antiseptic, medicinal, deodorizing and insect repelling properties. It also has a lovely invigorating fragrance.

Primary Uses

  • Refreshing, stimulating, and helps with concentration
  • Expectorant, reduces swelling of mucus membranes and loosens phlegm
  • Effective for clearing sinus congestion, asthma, colds and coughs
  • Eases the pain of sore muscles and joints

Directions for Use

  • Use 4-5 drops in a diffuser of your choice
  • Dilute 1% to 5% in carrier oil for topical use to minimize skin sensitivity

Botanical Name

Eucalyptus globulus

Aromatic Description

Camphoraceous, Fresh

Collection Method

Steam Distilled

Plant Part


Country of Origin


Main Constituents

1, 8-Cineole

    Safety & Precautions

    Avoid use during pregnancy.  Do not use with epilepsy or with high blood pressure.  Do not use in children under age 3.  Do not take internally; may cause liver toxicity.