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Eucalyptus-peppermint-gum-500

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Eucalyptus Peppermint Gum

Botanical Name: Eucalyptus dives
Country of Origin: Australia

12ml

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Description

Peppermint Gum has strong spicy peppermint aroma it is known for treating, headaches, coughs, colds, flu, hay fever, sinus, respiratory conditions, muscular and joint pain and is a significant source of menthol and thymol.

The health benefit properties are wide ranging and include anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, decongestant, deodorant, anti-septic, anti-bacterial, stimulating, and other medicinal qualities.

Australian Essential Oils Peppermint Gum has strong spicy peppermint aroma it is known for treating, headaches, coughs, colds, flu, hay fever, sinus, respiratory conditions, muscular and joint pain and is a significant source of menthol and thymol.

The health benefit properties are wide ranging and include anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, decongestant, deodorant, anti-septic, anti-bacterial, stimulating, and other medicinal qualities.

Profile

Botanical Name Eucalyptus dives
Common Names Peppermint Gum,
Origin Australia
Botanical Family Myrtaceae
Farming Method Ethically farmed in sustainable plantations
Extraction Method Timely harvested and steam distilled
Plant Part Leaves
Chemical Family Ketones, Monoterpenes
Main Activities 1,8 cineole, alpha-pinene, limonene, globulol, aromadendrene, alpha-terpineol
Aroma Camphorous, medicinal, minty, strong, sweet, fresh, clean, and bright
Perfume Note Top-Middle
Consistency Thin, watery
Colour Clear or colourless
Aroma Fresh, cool, bright, minty, slightly sweet. Champherous, Eucalyptus

 

Main Actives
pipertone, alpha-phellandrane, beta-phellndrane,  para-cymene, terpineol -4-ol, alpha-terpinene, alpha-pinene, traces of 1,8 cineole (traces), limonene.

HISTORY  Often referred to as broad-leaved peppermint it was initially found around the Blue Mountains and then west through the Great Dividing Range and south along the range into Victoria, as far as Ballarat. They are medium sized (up to 20m) tree, with grey, finely interlaced and crumbly‑fibrous bark, sometimes coarsely fissured at the base in mature trees. Upper branches are smooth. The fruit is pear shaped with a flattish top. This tree is widespread from the Northern Tablelands of NSW to eastern Victoria, usually on very poor stony soils.

Traditionally this Eucalypt was used by Australian indigenous people for treating, coughs, colds, flu, muscular and joint pain.
The Peppermint Gum (Eucalyptus dives) tree has been harvested and distilled by the Early settlers who took advantage of the tree leaves for colds, coughs, flu.

Common Uses
Eucalyptus oil is used as a fragrance in perfumes and cosmetics. It is used in skin creams, face and body cleansers and moisturizers. It is also used as a mouthwash, antiseptic, liniment and ointment, and in toothpaste, cough drops, and lozenges.  General cleaning and washing.

Aromatherapy Oil
2 to 4 drops in an oil burner or vaporiser, 2-5 drops into a bath.

Blends well with
Other Eucalyptus, Fragonia, Lemon Myrtle, Kunzea, Lemon Tea Tree, Rosalina, Sandalwood or Tea Tree.

Massage
10 to 25 drops per 100ml of carrier oil.

Therapeutic Properties 

Anti-asthmatic, Anti-bacterial, Anti-fungal, Anti-septic, Cooling, Decongestant, Mucolytic,

Eucalyptus Peppermint Gum is known for treating, headaches, coughs, colds, flu, hay-fever, sinus, respiratory conditions, muscular and joint pain and is a significant source of menthol and thymol.

  • Chemical Family: Ketones, Monoterpenes

Energetics and Chakras

4th Chakra – unconditional love, 6th Chakra – perspective, Clarity, Purifying, Uplifting

Precautions:
Non-sensitising and non-irritant.

Keep out of reach of children. Store below 30 degrees and away from sunlight.

Please also see our detailed safety information.

Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to prescribe, treat, prevent, or diagnose any disease or condition.

Additional information

Weight 0.6 kg
Dimensions 2.5 x 2.5 x 7 cm

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