Living Magazine doTERRA Winter 2016 - Page 16

Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil Spotlight Don’t forget to bring the fresh forest aromas of the winter season to your home with the sweet fragrance of Eucalyptus. Eucalyptus radiata trees are often referred to as narrow-leaved peppermint or forth river peppermint due to the long and narrow leaves and the fibrous bark it produces, which when crushed provides a peppermint-like aroma. The main chemical components that it contains, 1,8-cineole and alpha-terpineol, make Eucalyptus the ideal essential oil to help clear your mind and promote relaxation and feelings of clear breathing. Studies have also shown that Eucalyptus is even effective in helping lessen tension. Plant Part: Leaf Source Origin: Australia Extraction Method: Steam distillation How to Use Topically  Add a drop to your moisturizer and apply to your skin for revitalizing benefits.  Dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil to create a soothing massage and to help clear your mind. Fun Fact: Eucalyptus radiata was one of the first eucalyptus species to be commercially utilized for oil by a pharmacist known as Joseph Bosisto in 1854. * These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Aromatically  Make a winter diffuser blend by combining 3 drops of Eucalyptus, 2 drops of Juniper Berry, and 1 drop of Douglas Fir.  While showering, place a few drops on your hands, place over your nose, and inhale deeply to promote feelings of clear breathing, open airways, and relaxation.