Eucalyptus Peppermint Gum Essential Oil

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(31 customer reviews)

A mentally energising, gentle peppermint aroma, breathe easier.

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Brand: Essentially Australia®

Description

Eucalyptus Peppermint Gum Essential Oil

Botanical name:  Eucalyptus dives                                                                          

Ingredients: 100% v/v pure essential oil of Eucalyptus Peppermint Gum.

Aroma

A peppermint, spicy, fresh, invigorating, Eucalyptus aroma.

Benefits

It is good for tired muscles, it can assist in freshen a room and breathing in fresh air, it can energise when mentally fatigued, it can remove bad room smells.

Uses

Use in an oil burner, air purifier, air freshener, potpourri, massage oil, bath, add to laundry washing or floor washing water.

Eucalyptus Peppermint Gum

Eucalyptus Peppermint Gum

MORE INFO

Directions and More Uses

Aromatherapy Oil

2 to 4 drops in an oil burner or vaporiser, 2-5 drops into a bath.

Blend Eucalyptus Peppermint Gum Essential Oil with

Other Eucalyptus, Fragonia, Lemon Myrtle, Kunzea, Lemon Tea Tree, Rosalina, Sandalwood or Tea Tree.

Massage Eucalyptus Peppermint Gum

10 to 25 drops per 100ml of carrier oil.

Main Actives

pipertone, alpha-phellandrane, beta-phellndrane,  para-cymene, terpineol -4-ol, alpha-terpinene, alpha-pinene, traces of 1,8 cineole (traces), limonene.

Precautions

Keep out of reach of children.
Non-toxic, non-sensitising and non-irritating.
Store below 30 degrees and away from sunlight.

Other Common Names

Broad leaved Peppermint Gum.

Natural Occurrence in Australia

Peppermint Gum was initially found around the Blue Mountains and then west through the Great Dividing Range and south along the range into Victoria, as far as Ballarat. In its optimal situation this Eucalyptus can reach up to 20 metres in height.

Oil Characteristics of Eucalyptus Peppermint Gum Oil

Clear to light yellow or amber in colour; watery consistency.

Extraction and Farming Method

The essential oil is sourced entirely from plantations. The leaves and branchlets are harvested and steam distilled.

History 

Traditional Usage

This eucalyptus was believed to be used by indigenous people for treating coughs, colds, flu, tired muscles.

Early European Usage

The Sydney Peppermint Gum tree (Eucalyptus piperita) was first used 1788 by the settlers, and this variety of eucalyptus was sent back to England in 1790.

The Peppermint Gum (Eucalyptus dives) tree has been harvested and distilled for over 100 years. Early settlers took advantage of the tree leaves for colds, coughs, flu. The oil was a significant source of menthol and thymol.

Present Day usage

Peppermint Gum is grown in Australia and other countries as well. In Australia, Peppermint Gum is grown and harvested in its natural habitat. The essential oil is primarily used in aromatherapy.

Typical Major Chemical Constituents of Eucalyptus Peppermint Gum Essential Oil

piperitone                                            39-55%
1,8 cineole                                             trace
alpha-phellandrane                             15-25%
beta-phellandrane                                 1-4%
globulol                                                   2-6%
terpineol-4-ol                                          3-5%
para-cymene                                       0.1-10%
alpha-pinene                                        0.1-2%
delta-terpinene                                     0.5-3.5%
limonene                                                 trace

Relative Density: @ 20 C: 0.890-0.935
Refractive Index @ 20 C: 1.459-1.490
Optical Rotation @ 20 C: +2 – +9 DG

Additional information

Weight .06 kg
Dimensions 2.5 × 2.5 × 7 cm
Size

12ml, 25ml, 100ml, 1kg

Additional Information

31 reviews for Eucalyptus Peppermint Gum Essential Oil

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