Appreciated as a diffuser to keep insects away, its fresh, lemony notes also promote relaxation. Soothing, it contributes to the care of skin prone to redness and itching. Used after physical effort or sport, it helps to regain good joint and muscle flexibility. A versatile, soothing essential oil to include in your aromatherapy kit.
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This tree grows in Australia, South-East Asia, South America and Madagascar. It likes warm and luminous areas. The distillation of its leaves produces an essential oil that is unmistakably reminiscent of Citronella, but is not.
Most frequent uses
External use :
Respiratory tract :
Mild olfaction ++.
Skin use: +++
Essential oil rich in citronnellal, a terpene aldehyde with lemony notes and calming and relaxing properties. It also contains some monoterpenols, but is very different from Eucalyptus radiata and Eucalyptus globulus, as it does not contain 1.8 cineole (eucalyptol) at all.
Relaxing and soothing, promotes joint and muscle flexibility. To be used in case of stiffness, physical effort or after sport.
Soothing, contributes to relaxation in times of pressure, in case of low morale.
Helps to care for skin prone to itching or redness.
When diffused, it helps to repel insects.
Soothing, helps care for red and sensitive skin.
The aldehydes, these components with lemony notes, correspond to a regeneration of the emotional level. Provided that one appreciates these fragrances, this essential oil of Lemon Eucalyptus is recommended when there is devaluation and negative feelings, when there are more resentments than feelings. It is the essential oil of peace of mind.
The information provided in this Essential Oil Guide is for information purposes only: it is a synthesis of the properties described in recognised aromatherapy books and/or in accordance with ancestral and popular traditions. The properties presented are taken from the works cited in the bibliography below. This is in no way a medical information or a list of indications.
Precaution of use
Food supplement. Not a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Do not exceed the recommended dose (1 drop twice a day, maximum 75 mg).
Not recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding women without medical advice.
Not recommended for children under 6 years of age.
Tends to be irritating when used undiluted, make sure it is sufficiently diluted for cutaneous use (maximum 10%).
Risk of allergy (citronnellol, linalool, limonene): take care not to overdose in mixtures. An elbow test is recommended prior to any skin application (min 48 hours before use).
Avoid all contact with the eyes.
Keep out of reach of young children.
Keep away from heat and light.
- EMOTIONAL IMPACT
To free oneself from negative feelings that generate anxiety
- OLFACTORY NOTES
- Slow cosmétique label
Quiet sleep, Stress, back pain, relax