Eucalyptus citriodora- Madagascar
About: The fresh, lemony aroma of Eucalyptus citriodora is invigorating and helps support a clear mind and a healthy respiratory system. This essential oil is the world’s best natural bug repellent; keep a bottle on hand for parks, camping and travel to help prevent bug bites. The oil may also be helpful in calming inflammation, disinfecting, and promoting healthy circulation.
There are three varieties of Eucalyptus essential oil that Veriditas offers: Eucalyptus citriodora has a strong lemon scent and repels bugs better than the other varieties. Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus radiata have powerful minty aromas used for congestion and supporting immunity. All Eucalyptus varieties may support respiratory health, ease pain and disinfect.
Common Uses: To make bug spray with Eucalyptus citriodora, use a small glass bottle with a misting cap and add 1 3/4 ounce distilled water to 2 tablespoons Witch Hazel alcohol. To this mixture add 40 drops Eucalyptus citriodora, 30 drops Rose Geranium, 30 drops Lavender and 15 drops Peppermint. Shake well before each use. Spray on clothes and skin, avoiding the eyes and mouth. Reapply as needed.
For sore muscles, joints and inflammation, mix 12 drops Eucalyptus citriodora and 10 drops Helichrysum into 1/2 ounce lotion. Apply a small amount to the area of concern several times a day.
Household cleaners with Eucalyptus citriodora aid in disinfecting surfaces and emit a bright, lemony aroma.