Source: Eucalyptus citriodora is grown in China.
Extraction: Lemon Eucalyptus is steam distilled from the leaves and twigs of the tall evergreen tree Eucalyptus citriodora.
Aroma: Lemon Eucalyptus essential oil has a strong, fresh, citronella-like scent with a sweet balsamic undertone.
Fragrance note: Middle.
Properties: Lemon Eucalyptus is antiseptic and antibacterial. It appears to have bacteriostatic activity towards staphylococcus aureus.
Used in roomsprays and insect repellents. Used to repel cockroaches and silverfish (cockroach deterrent). Vaporize for airborne germs.
Uses: Massage, baths, vaporization, and may be added to base emollients.
Blends well with: Basil, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Clove, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Juniper, Lavender, Marjoram, Orange, Peppermint, Pine, Ravensara, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Thyme, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang
Caution: Always dilute Lemon Eucalyptus essential oil to less than 5% before application to the skin.