Eucalyptus Citriodora

Latin Name

Corymbia citriodora

Family

Myrtaceae

Chemotype

Citronellal

Distilled Component

Leaves

Recommended Use

Used in aromatherapy to help relieve headache and joint/muscle pain associated with sprain, strain, and rheumatoid arthritis.

Precautions

Avoid during the first 3 months of pregnancy.

Anecdote

It owes its name to the potent scent of lemon given off by its foliage. Eucalyptus oil is believed to facilitate communication with the spirit world.