Botanical Name: Eucalyptus citriodora
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Note Classification: Middle
Part used: Leaves and twigs
Specific Gravity: 0.8706 at 30o C
Refractive Index: 1.449 at 30o C
Optical Rotation: -2o
Aroma: Fresh, medicinal, heavy lemon aroma
Blends Well With:Basil, black pepper, cedarwood, clary sage, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, ginger, juniper, lavender, marjoram, orange, peppermint, pine, ravensara, rosemary, sage, tea tree, thyme, vetiver, ylang ylang
Uses: : Eucalyptus lemon is mostly seen in the fragrance industry. More recently it has become a popular addition to natural bug repellants
Countries where it’s found Eucalyptus Citridora plants cultivated from Tamil Nadu,Kerala and Karnataka State in India. Steam distilled Citridora Plants is giving the Citridora oil which is having the main contents are Citronellal -80%, Isopulegol 6%+ and Citronellol 7%.
Properties: Antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, calmative, deodorant, expectorant, fungicidal, insecticide.
Benefits: Colds, cuts, infections, insect repellent, sore throat, sores, wounds. The insecticidal properties which help to repel insects comes from the citronellal content of the oil.
Of Interest: There are many types of eucalyptus used to distill oil. Oils high in eucalyptol are used medicinally, and oils such as the eucalyptus lemon are used more in the fragrance industry.
Safety Data: Avoid while pregnant and with homeopathics.