Tasmanian Blue Gum (Eucalyptus globulus)
The Tasmanian blue gum is the floral emblem of the Australian state of Tasmania and here at Pure Oils of Tasmania we thought it deserved to be transformed into an iconic essential oil.
There are close to 1000 species of Eucalyptus, almost entirely in Australia, with each one having its own unique essential oil that is made up of many components. Eucalyptus has been harvested and distilled since the 19th century and acknowledged as a effective decongestant remedy for upper respiratory infections and inflammatory infections, such as bronchitis, as well as a topical ointment for aches, skin problems and even a complimenting and enhancing antibiotics use. There is considerable scientific research into the benefits of its use, especially when we are all seeking different options to treat illness or enhance existing medicines.