Eucalyptus - Eucalyptus globulus

Eucalyptus globulus

Eucalyptus  - Eucalyptus globulus

Description:

This evergreen tree belongs to the Myrtaceae family. With an average height of 30 m, it can reach 100 m in Australia. It is called blue gum tree due to the blue liquid which oozes from the trunk when it is cut.

Traditions:

Eucalyptus is recommended in the treatment of respiratory tract disorders such as bronchitis or influenza, for example. Because it is a febrifuge, it has been nicknamed fever tree.

Properties:

Its leaves and branches, distilled by steam, produce an essential oil which possesses major antiseptic and repairing properties. It also benefits from deodorant activity.

Body & Hands: