Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil
GC/MS Key Constituents:
alpha-Terpinyl acetate 2.21%
Plant Origin: Australia
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from leaves.
Selah oil blends that carry Eucalyptus Radiata:
When used in the shower, Eucalyptus Radiata is mild on the skin and has a strong antiviral effect (Schnaubelt, 125).
Eucalyptus Radiata is listed as an effective oil to treat the Herpes virus (Schnaubelt, 141).
Eucalyptus Radiata is a good choice for treating the flu because of its "equally good antiviral qualities and less propensity to irritate... for frequent applications to the torso" (Schnaubelt, 144).
Viral infections, colds, coughs, bronchitis, whooping cough, rheumatism, muscular strains; as an antiseptic (Worwood, 399).
Acne, analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral, arthritis, bronchitis, candida, cold, cough, decongestant, diuretic, expectorant, fever, flu, intestinal parasites, migraine, muscle pain and stiffness, rheumatism, sinus infection (Althea Press, 325).
Used to protect from respiratory complaints during autumn and winter (Buckle, 242).
Powerful expectorant, bronchitis, coughs, influenza, sinusitis, throat infections (Purchon, 55).
Decongestant, colds, catarrh, bactericidal, antiviral, nasal congestion, flu, cholera, measles, malaria, scarlet fever, typhoid, bronchitis, chickenpox, urinary tract infections, diuretic, antiseptic, wounds, burns, cold sores, herpes, blisters, shingles, rheumatism, muscle aches, fibrositis (Davis, 115).
Anti-infectious, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, bronchitis, catarrh, coughs, colds, flu, fever, sinusitis, headaches, asthma, insect bites, rashes, acne [Basic Care Kit for children] (Worwood, 35).
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Topical: Apply diluted directly to area of concern.
Ok for children 2+ with proper dilution and avoiding face and neck areas.
Pregnancy safe with extra dilution.
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Inhalation: Diffuse or inhale directly.
Internal: Although the quality of Selah Oils is excellent, it is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a certified physician who is also certified in aromatherapy. We recommend getting internal dosing instructions from a licensed physician as some essential oils are not recommended for oral consumption. This is in no way a reflection on our oil quality, only a matter of safety and caution with respect to how concentrated essential oils are. When used within safe parameters, and under your physician's care, the quality of our essential oils is such that they can be used internally if deemed appropriate.
However, with that said, it is important to remember the extreme concentration of essential oils. "Using essential oils by rubbing them into the skin or via inhalation is in many cases more effective than oral delivery" (Schnaubelt 96).
All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.
All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion. It is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a licensed physician who is also certified in aromatherapy.
Do not apply to or near the face of infants and children under the age of 10 (can cause breathing problems in babies and young children).
Avoid using this oil with homeopathics.
Use with caution if breastfeeding.
If for any reason you get essential oils in your eyes, put carrier oil along the eyebrows above the eyes and on the cheekbones below the eyes.
Do not put essential oils inside the ear canal.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Higley, Connie & Alan. Reference Guide for Essential Oils (2012).
Tisserand, Robert. Essential Oil Safety, Second Ed. (2014).
Buckle, Jane. Clinical Aromatherapy Essential Oils in Practice (2003).
Davis, Patricia. Aromatherapy: An A-Z (2000).
Althea Press. Essential oils, Natural Remedies: The Complete A-Z Reference of Essential Oils for Health and Healing (2015).
Purchon, Nerys and Lora Cantele. The Complete Aromatherapy & Essential Oil Handbook for Everyday Wellness (2014).
Worwood, Valerie. Aromatherapy for the Healthy Child (2000).
Worwood, Valerie. The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy (1991).
Schnaubelt, PhD., Kurt. The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils (2011), p. 125, 141, 144.
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