Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil (Eucalyptus radiata)


It is typically processed using steam distilled as a method for extracting oil from the leaves.


Eucalyptus radiata oil comes from the Eucalyptus radiata tree. It has a sweet camphorous scent.

Essential Facts

  • Aroma Description:

    Fruity Slightly camphoraceous Sweet

  • Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Genus: Eucalyptus
  • Chemical Family: Monoterpenes, Oxides
  • Major Compounds: 1,8-Cineole, a-Terpineol, (Z)-Piperitol, (+)-Limonene, Piperitone, Geraniol, a-Pinene
  • Perfumery Note: Middle/Top
  • Consistency: Thin
  • Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
  • Color: Clear
  • Indigenous Country: Australia
  • Cultivation: Distiller is Certified Organic
  • Processing Methods: Steam Distilled
  • Part Typically Used: Leaves
  • Shelf Life: 2-3 years
  • Ethically and sustainably sourced Ethically and sustainably sourced
  • Organic Organic
  • Vegan Vegan

Essential Details

Benefits & Uses

May be benefitial for addressing the following ailments:

Aches Asthma Autoimmune Diseases Bad Breath Bodily Congestion Bronchia Bronchitis Catarrh Colds Exhaustion Fatigue Fever Headache Influenza Insect Bites Menstruation : Cramp ( Dysmenorrhea ) Muscular aches and pains Neuralgia Rheumatism Rheumatoid Arthritis Skin : Oily Weakness : Lack of Mental or Physical Strength

Therapeutic Benefits of Eucalyptus, Radiata:

Analgesic Anti-anxiety Anti-bacterial Anti-inflammatory Anti-microbial Anti-rheumatic Anti-septic Anti-viral Cicatrisant Decongestant Expectorant Mucolytic Stimulant Tonic

Other Uses for Eucalyptus, Radiata:

Exceptionally healing. A wonderful decongestant for the skin and the sinuses. Anti inflammatory agent. Refreshes the mind, as well as stimulating. It can also aid concentration.

Hair Care

Cautions & Safety

Cautions when using Eucalyptus, Radiata:

Tisserand and Young indicate that due to its 1,8 cineole content, Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil may cause CNS and breathing problems in young children. They caution against using Eucalyptus Radiata Oil on or near the face of children under 10. Their dermal maximum recommendation is 20%. Reading Tisserand and Young's full profile is recommended. [Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 273.] Eucalyptus Oil is very toxic when taken orally (no essential oil should be taken internally without the guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner). [Julia Lawless,The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 141.]

Safety Precautions for Eucalyptus, Radiata:

Do not take any oils internally and do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and be sure to first read the recommended dilution ratios for children. Consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.

Energetic, Spiritual, and Emotional Qualities

Energetics and Chakras Qualites of Eucalyptus, Radiata:

4th Chakra - Unconditional Love 5th Chakra - Speaking Truth Clarity Energizing Uplifting