Steam distillation of the leaves and twigs
A traditional remedy of Australian and Tasmanian aborigines who used the burning leaves in the form of fumigation.
A fresh, penetrating, slightly sweet and camphorareous fragrance. It is an effective insect repellent and is used to fumigate rooms.
Possible skin irritant, use in low dilution. Can counteract homeopathic remedies. Unsuitable for infants.
This Eucalyptus Oil comes 80/85, which refers to the desired minimum level of Eucalyptol (1,8-cineol). There is also a Eucalyptus oil 70/75 which is an inferior quality but can be passed off as genuine oil.