Eucalyptus Globulus is a wonderfully clearing, camphoraceous essentail oil. It is excellent for colds and chills. Australian Aborigines refer to the plant as ‘Kino’ and bind the leaves to serious wounds. Eucalyptus Globulus is extremely useful during the winter months. It can be very effective in a steam inhalation. Absolute Aromas Eucalyptus Globulus essential oil is steam distilled from the fresh or partly dried, long and narrow leaves of the tree. Blended with Citronella or Cedarwood in an oil burner, Eucalyptus can help maintain an insect-free BBQ! Alternatively, try the lemon-scented Eucalyptus Citriodora as a very powerful natural insect-repellent. This is Eucalyptus 80/85, which refers to the eucalyptol content in the oil (80-85%). Other companies may supply an inferior quality known as 70/75. There are many hundreds of different types of Eucalyptus that contain high levels of eucalyptol, but Globulus is the most popular. The Chinese production’s quality is good, and very consistent. Main Theraputic Properties:Analgesic, Antibacterial, Anticatarrhal, Antifungal, Antiviral, Decongestant, Antirheumatic. Did you know?Australian Aborigines refer to the plant as ‘Kino’ and bind the leaves to serious wounds for healing. Caution:A powerful oil to be respected and used in moderation.