Our #1 choice for insect repelling. It is the main ingredient in many commercially available natural bug repellents. Due to its high aldehyde content, Lemon Eucalyptus (also called Citriodora) is helpful with fungal issues, repelling insects, calming pain, and cooling hot skin.
NOTE: this is a distinct species of Eucalyptus, not a blend of Eucalyptus and Lemon essential oils.
Botanical family: Myrtaceae
Plant Part: Leaves, Unsprayed
Processed: Steam distilled
Chemical family: Aldehydes
Aroma: Citronella and Lemony
Note: Top: Middle
Max Dermal Use: None
Safety Concerns: None
CHAKRA- 2nd Sacral, 6th Third Eye
Lemon Eucalyptus is energizing and uplifting essential oil.
SAFETY: For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. If the oil is past it’s “use by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We are not doctors or medical professionals.
We are passionate about aromatherapy and all things healthy and natural. We also believe strongly in the safe use of essential oils. To learn more about blending safely, we have a learning section devoted just to this issue: Drops & Dilutions.
Safety recommendations are based on Essential Oil Safety, 2nd Edition, Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, 2014.
- Latin Name:
- Eucalyptus citriodora
- At a Glance:
- Our top choice for insect repelling and anti-fungal blends
- Unsprayed, South Africa
- Insect Repelling, Antifungal, Anti-inflammatory, Antimicrobial
- citronellal 78.30%, isopulegol 6.53%, citronellol 4.88%, neoisopulegol 3.39%
- Steam Distilled:
- June 2018
- Shelf Life:
- 2-3 Years