Botanical Name - Eucalyptus radiata
Also known as - Eucalyptus Australiana
Aroma - Very clean, refreshing aroma, sweeter and warmer than eucalyptus globulus
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Leaf
Country of Origin - Australia/South Africa
Chemical Constituents - 1,8 cineol, a-terpineol, limonene
Uses - Gentler than eucalyptus globulus, so more suited to use with older children and the elderly. This oil has a warming quality which adds to its ability to move and dry mucus in the respiratory system.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.