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Eucalyptus oil (Eucalyptus globulus)

    6 pieces of information you have to know about Eucalyptus oil.

    1. Eucalyptus globulus belongs to the Myrtaceae family, the essential oils are made by distillation of the leaves.
    2. Eucalyptus oil global production is dominated by Eucalyptus globulus. China exports the most around the world.
    3. It has about 80% cineole content.
    4. Appearance: colourless to pale yellow liquid.
    5. Eucalyptus oil has a wide range of applications:
    6. pharmaceutical preparations – to relieve the symptoms of influenza and cold
    7. flavouring substance – used at low levels in baked goods and confectionery
    8. fragrance substance – used in soaps and detergents
    9. hand and household cleaners – due to their antimicrobial properties
    10. animal feed additive
    11. Koala is the biggest fan of eucalyptus. 🙂