There are many different types of Eucalyptus. Which means that depending on what type of Eucalyptus your Oil is distilled from, depends what Chemical Componenets your Oil contains. MakeYourOwnHOme Eucalyptus Oil is made from Blue Mallee Eucalyptus and is sourced from Australian Trees.
Our Oil is Steam Distilled from the Leaves and Branches.
Eucalyptus Oil is an Oil with so many Medicinal and Practical Uses. It has been used for generations to help ease respiratory properties and as an cleaner. It also has fantastic insect repellent properties.
A typical chemical composition of Blue Mallee Eucalyptus Essential Oil includes 1,8-cineole, limonene, A-pinene, b-pinene, terpinen-4-ol, and globulol.
The 1,8-cineole gives it it’s Anti-Bacterial, Cough Suppressing, Expectorant and Decongestant abilities. Pharmaceutical grade Eucalyptus Oils must have 70% or higher 1,8 cineole. Our Oil has 90% 1,8 cineole.
The A-pinene and Limonene gives Eucalytpus Oil its degreasing and solvent abilites as well as the disinfectant properties that Eucalyptus is known for. This is why it is a brilliant boost to add to your Homemade Cleaners.
You can make a quick, easy and effective Multipurpose Spray by mixing half water, half vinegar with a dash of Castille Soap into a spray bottle (always use glass when dealing with Eucalyptus Oil due to its ability to degrade Plastic). Then add 5-10 drops of Eucalyptus Oil for its ability to cut through grease, disinfect and deodorise. Shake then use!
You can also add a few drops of Eucalyptus to a bucket of hot soapy water for a quick easy floor cleaner.
A bowl of hot water with a few drops of Eucalytpus Oil and a towel can be used as a simple steaming tent for personal use when stuffed up and congested.
Eucalyptus is classified as a Top Note when creating Blends.
Eucalyptus blends well with Lemongrass,Lemon, Rosemary, Lavender, Cedarwood, and Peppermint and many more.
To purchase a 5mL bottle of Eucalyptus Essential Oil for $10, which contains approx 75 drops, scroll to the bottom of the page. Shipping is $8 to anywhere in Australia. Contact us here to organise combined shipping for multiple items.
All of our Oils are 100% pure and undiluted. Please dilute before using topically.