Organic Eucalyptus Staigeriana Essential Oil
Lemon Iron Bark
- Certified Organic Eucalyptus Staigeriana Essential Oil has all the benefits of Eucalyptus, yet is very mild, due to a low amount of 1.8 cineol. Reminiscent of citrus oils, it is more suitable for children and people with sensitive skin.
Farming Method Certified Organic Country of Origin Brazil Plant Part Leaf Scientific Name Eucalyptus staigeriana Application Method Compress, Diffusion, Inhalation, Topical
Eucalyptus Staigeriana is a gentle, citrus-scented variety of Eucalyptus that is best for children and people with sensitive skin.
“The essential oil has exceptionally powerful germicidal properties. A mixture of just 2 percent eucalyptus oil that evaporates in an aroma lamp will kill 70 percent staphylococcus bacteria in a room.” Complete Aromatherapy Handbook, Fischer-Rizzi
Following is a list of conditions that Eucalyptus Staigeriana addresses:
Skin problems: Cuts, sores, ulcers.
Musculoskeletal system: Arthritis, muscle and joint pains, rheumatism, sports injuries, sprains.
Respiratory system: Asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, coughs, throat and mouth infections, congestion, sinusitis.
Immune system: Colds, fevers, flu, infections, sore throat.
Nervous system: Headaches, nervous exhaustion, neuralgia, sciatica, weakness, fatigue, depression, inability to concentrate.
Dilution Amounts: For use on the skin (Topical Application), you may dilute up to 2-4% in jojoba or hazelnut oil (2% is approximately 1 teaspoon (5ml) of essential oil per 1 cup (250ml) of carrier oil, or about 10 drops essential oil to a tablespoon (15 ml) of carrier oil).
Colds: Diffusion, Massage.
Sinusitis, bronchitis: Topical Application on chest and back, Diffusion, Steam Inhalation.
Stuffy nose and mucous congestion: Steam Inhalation
Asthma: Direct Inhalation from the diffuser on a regular basis, Massage.
Sore throat: Diffusion
Skin problems: Topical Application on areas of concern
Arthritis, neuralgia: Massage
Sprains: Hot and Cold Compresses
Depression, weakness, fatigue: Diffusion
Eucalyptus Essential Oils have been found to be non-sensitizing to the skin; however, they are poisonous if ingested, and even small amounts can be fatal. Not appropriate for use with babies and small children.
Eucalyptus is a fairly modern discovery for the rest of the world. It was first distilled for use as an essential oil in 1854. Eucalyptus was later utilized to prevent disease during World War I and was also used to control outbreaks of illnesses such as influenza and meningitis.
About the Plant
Eucalyptus Staigeriana is a small variety of Eucalyptus with rough bark.
Myrtacae – Myrtle Family
Eucalyptus Staigeriana is the least aggressive or irritating Eucalyptus, and at the same time it is the most pleasant smelling. Completely safe for children, it is highly recommended for preventive purposes during the cold season.
Scent: Eucalyptus Staigeriana has a camphor-like scent similar to Sweet Eucalyptus but with a fruity scent of lemon.
Blends With: Basil, Cajeput, Cedarwood, citrus oils (all), Cypress, Lemon, mint oils (all), Rosemary, Pine.
Fragrance Note: Top.
Composition: 1.8 cineol, limonene, geranial, methyl geranate, geranyl acetate, phellandrene, neral, terpinolene, geraniol.