Eucalyptus Peppermint


Eucalyptus dives



THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES: anti-catarrhal, antiseptic, antiviral, astringent, expectorant, mucolytic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antineuralgia, decongestant, diuretic, febrifuge, calming

AFFINITY FOR: respiratory system, muscular system, spleen meridian, triple warmer meridian, lung meridian, circulation, yin energy

RESONANCE: physical, emotional



EXTRACTION METHOD: steam distilled

APPLICATION:Use this oil exactly as you would other varieties of eucalyptus.

AROMATIC CONSIDERATIONS: This essential oil combines the aromas of eucalyptus and peppermint, just as the name implies, and is both delightful and quite unique. As it dries on the skin or hangs in the air after being diffused, it develops a balsamic, woody undertone that is centering and calming. If I am going to diffuse a eucalyptus, this is my first choice.

EMOTIONAL – SPIRITUAL – MENTAL ASPECTS: :The emotional qualities of all eucalyptus varieties are similar. This variety, with its slight peppermint aroma, seems to be more calming than the others.

PHYSICAL ASPECT: Eucalyptus peppermint encourages deep, slow breaths that aid bronchial dilation when inflammation or fluids are present. This essential oil encourages circulation and eases muscular pain and tightness. This is an appropriate eucalyptus to use in athletic massage oils. Eucalyptus peppermint has a very strong and specific antiseptic action. It really targets and eliminates bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Many people find it useful and quite pleasant as an insect repellent.

GENERAL INFORMATION Eucalyptus peppermint is lower in ecualyptol content but higher in menthols. These differences in constituents make this eucalyptus slightly less caustic for skin applications but still excellent for the treatment of respiratory ailments. This eucalyptus is sometimes referred to as peppermint eucalyptus or broad-leafed peppermint.

CAUTIONS:All eucalyptus varieties can be caustic to the skin if used undiluted.

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.


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