Eucalyptus Radiata essential oil is a sweeter and milder version of Eucalyptus Globulus. It shares the same properties as Eucalyptus Globulus, but it is more popular with aromatherapists due to its more pleasant aroma.
- Latin Name
- Eucalyptus Radiata
- Essential oil by steam distillation from the leaves and twigs.
- Piperitone, phellandrene, terpinene, thujene, cymene, camphene among others.
This medium to tall tree grows to around 30 metres in height. The bark is fibrous grey to grey-brown in colour with young blue-heart shaped leaves, the mature leaves are aromatic and taper at both ends.
Herbal/Folk Tridition: Traditionally used by the Aborigines to relief fevers.