|Latin name||Eucalyptus staigeriana|
|Extraction||Distillation of the leaves|
|Plant characteristics||An elegant tree with grey-green lemon-scented leaves that grow longer and less round with age. The oil is distilled from the leaf.|
|Oil characteristics||The almost clear to pale yellow oil has a sweet aroma of ‘acid-drop’ sweets, being lemony and fresh with a slight hint of green aroma.|
|Traditional use||This particular eucalyptus is relatively new to the aromatherapy world and only has documentation of use for the last few years that is distinct form the other eucalyptus trees.|
|Blends well with||Other eucalyptus oils, lavender, lemon, rosemary and juniper essential oils|
|Cautions and comments||There are no known contra-indications. Of all the eucalyptus family, E. staigeriana appears to have the most profound effect on the emotional level. It is uplifting, anti-depressive and has been used extensively in the treatment of ME.|
|Main chemical constituents||Aldehydes 25%, esters 12%.|
How to use?
4-5 drops in bath, on tissue or in a vaporiser. 15 drops in 50ml carrier.
WARNING – do not apply undiluted or internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Store in cool, dark place.