Eucalyptus citriodora,

Eucalyptus citriodora, organic India

100% pure and natural essential oil

Botanical name: Eucalyptus citriodora

Plant Part: leaves

Extraction method: steam distilled

Origin: India


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Crop type: 
Wild & certified organic
Incolore à jaune-vert très pâle, liquide
Fraîche et citronnée
Product code: EAB382258

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
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Words by Anny Schneider

This type of eucalyptus (also known as lemon-scented gum) essential oil is one of the most powerful to repel biting insects.

We add it to our anti-tick and mosquito synergies.

It has antalgic properties and analgesic ones too.

Diluted at a rate of 10% of the aromatic essence in vegetable oil, it can to be applied to joints and painful muscles.

Origin of this essential oil

This organic lemon eucalyptus essential oil from India is distilled from the leaves of the tree.


It is also a recognized insect repellent often used in synergy against mosquitoes, ticks or lice.

Suggestions for use

In local application on the painful area, alone or in combination with other pain-relieving oils, such as wintergreen, lavender, and common juniper, all diluted between 10 and 15%, 3 to 4 times per day.

In massages diluted in calendula oil or St. John's wort.


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.

More information

It is a high and wide tree 50 meters high whose foliage gives off a lemony smell, whitish to pale pink bark spotted with gray, standing out in long ribbons.

Mature leaves are alternate, long (10-16 cm), narrow (1-2 cm) and tapered at the ends.

The flowers are club-shaped, they give off a peppermint smell when kneaded, the fruit is hemispherical and woody.


Thanks to its composition rich in terpene aldehydes, Lemon Eucalyptus essential oil will act as a powerful anti-inflammatory.

In other words, it will help regulate inflammatory reactions in the joints and muscles.

It will thus relieve the pain associated with sporting effort, osteoarthritis or arthritis.

It will also be useful in cases of skin or respiratory inflammation.

As for its medicinal use, in Cuba for example, leaves are placed in the sheets of feverish patients.


Main components of essential oil

  • Monoterpene aldehyde: citronellal 60 to 70%
  • Monoterpenols: 10-25% (citronnellol 7-12%, isopulegol 3-9%, neoisopulegol 4-6%, linalool <1%, alpha-terpineol <1%, 1,8-terpinol hydrate <1%, geraniol < 1% )
  • organic compound related to monoterpenes, derived from menthol, p-menthane-3,8-diol = para-menthane-3,8-diol, or PMD
  • Monoterpenes: 3% (alpha-pinene < 1%, beta-pinene < 1%, limonene < 1%, beta-myrcene < 1%)
  • Sesquiterpenes: < 3% (beta-caryophyllene 1%, bicyclogermacrene < 1%)
  • Esters: <2% (Citronnellyl Acetate <2%, Citronnellyl Formate <1)%, Beta-Phenylethyl Acetate <1%
  • Monoterpene oxides: < 1% (1.8 cineole < 1%, rose oxide < 1%)
  • Acids: < 1% (citronellic acid)


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References (Céline Hilpipre, Pharmacienne)


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