Botanical Name: Eucalyptus polybractea
Plant Part: Woods and Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: The Blue mallee, or Blue-leaved mallee is a deeply rooted perennial tree which has a natural distribution in areas such as the Mallee regions of Victoria and NSW. The bark is smooth and fibrous near the trunk base. Leaves are disjunct and linear to narrow-lanceolate. Juvenile leaves are glaucous and adult leaves gray-green.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Eucalyptus Blue Mallee has a fresh, camphoraceous aroma with a faint peppermint undertone.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Basil, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Citronella, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Myrtle, Frankincense, Spearmint and Tea Tree.
Common Uses: Eucalyptus Essential Oil has been used on all sorts of skin ailments such as burns, blisters, wounds, insect bites, lice, and skin infections. The Blue Mallee Oil has the highest Cineol content, and Eucalyptol, which is antiseptic, and therefore the strongest antiseptics among the Eucalyptus. It has also been used to combat the effects of colds and flu.
Cautions: Eucalyptus Oil should be used in dilution, and be avoided during pregnancy. It is considered toxic if taken internally, non-irritant and non-sensitive. Avoid if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy.
Eucalyptus Blue Mallee (Eucalyptus polybractea)
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