Eucalyptus Globulus | Latin Name: Eucalyptus Globulus | Family: Myrtaceae | Extraction: Distillation | Plant Part: Leaves, Twigs
This Essential Oil is a colourless mobile liquid (yellows on ageing), with a harsh camphoraceous odour and woody-sweet undertone.
It is a beautiful, tall evergreen tree stretching up to 90 meters high. The young trees have bluish-green oval leaves while the mature tree trees develop long, narrow, yellowish leaves, creamy-white flowers and a smooth, pale grey bark often covered in a white powder. There are over 700 species of which at least 500 produce an essential oil. Many have been extracted for experimental purposes. They can be divided into two categories – Medicinal oils and industrial oils both containing different chemical makeups.