Eucalyptus Essential Oil from the Eucalyptus globulus


Eucalyptus globulus
CAS: 8000-48-4 / 84625-32-1 EINECS / ELINCS: 283-406-2 FEMA:


CAS  8000-48-4 / 84625-32-1
EINECS / ELINCS  283-406-2
INCI NAME  Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil


Aspecto  Transparent liquid
Color  Colorless
Olor  Characteristic , cineolic, fresh


Densidad  0.904 - 0.920
Refracción  1.460 - 1.470
Rotación  0 / +10
Punto de inflamación  50º C

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION (Active principles)

Componente NORMA
a-PINENE  1 - 10
LIMONENE  2 - 15
p-CYMENE  1 - 6
Trans-PINOCARVEOL  0 - 5


Eucalyptus essential oil is obtained by rectification of Eucalyptus globulus crude.

The eucalyptus is native to Australia, although today we can find all subspecies of this adapted to many parts of the world.
In Spain there is the largest area of ​​Eucaliptus in Europe.

The eucalyptus trees are perennial, straight bearing. They can measure more than 60 m in height. The young leaves of the eucalyptus are grayish, sessile and oval, which grow as they grow, taking on a bright bluish green color when they are adults. The fruit is a woody capsule that contains numerous seeds.

The long length of this tree, its rapid growth and the characteristics of its wood make this tree an important source of raw material for the paper and wood industry.

In addition, essential eucalyptus oil has numerous medicinal and therapeutic properties, being an effective natural disinfectant.

In natural and traditional medicine their infusions and the inactivation of their vapors against catarrhal processes are used.

In aromatherapy, it is used as a stimulant with a clearing effect and as an antiviral, expectorant and nasal.

It is also used in ointments, creams and cataplasms, as an anti-inflammatory, relief of muscular and bone diseases, in addition to being advised in the process of healing wounds, burns and even in cases of herpes.