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Organic lemon eucalyptus

Organic lemon eucalyptus

Eucalyptus citriodora

Botanical Properties

The lemon eucalyptus tree is a great tree that can measure up to 40m in height. It generally has spear shaped leaves, but can vary widely depending on what stage in its life the plant is currently in. It also has white flowers and bark with a light pink hue. It belongs to the Myrtaceae family.

Origin and history

The lemon eucalyptus Eucalyptus citriodora originated in Australia and Madagascar. The aborigines have known and utilised its powerful antibacterial properties for many generations. It has been used in subtropical swampy areas too, to dry them up as it has a powerful capacity for absorption

Organoleptic properties

Aspect: liquid

Colour: yellow

Odour: citrus, fresh

Distilled parts: leaves

Country of origin: Madagascar

Density: 0.86 – 0.882


Main biochemical components or chemotype: citronellal

Allergenic molecules naturally found within this essential oil: Citronellol, Geranil, Limonene, Linalool

Certain natural components of this essential oil may cause allergic reactions. Please do an allergy test on the skin in the crease of your elbow before using this product.


Lemon eucalyptus, eucalyptus citriodora, should not be confused with the other eucalyptuses: globulus or radiata. Organic lemon eucalyptus essential oil is made up of 90% monoterpenic aldehydes, like citronellal, whose properties are:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-rheumatismal
  • Antalgic Digestion stimulating
  • Antispasmodic
  • Repellent
  • Anti-allergic


We recommend the use of organic lemon eucalyptus essential oil in the case of urogenital inflammation or cystitis. We also advise its utilisation against all little aches and pains, sprains, cramps, backache, and rheumatisms. Lemon eucalyptus repels mosquitoes and soothes their bites. In terms of the psyche, it revives and energises one’s spirit.



Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment or therapy orally.

Oral administration:

Take 2 drops of organic lemon eucalyptus essential oil, 3 times a day with a little honey, some syrup, or a lozenge, to fight cystitis.

On the skin:

Mix 4 drops of organic lemon eucalyptus essential oil with drops of organic sweet almond oil, and use to massage areas of the body suffering from rheumatisms.

By diffusion:

Organic lemon eucalyptus essential oil will combat fatigue by boosting the organism’s activity if diffused into the atmosphere.

Possible synergies

Joint pains: Wintergreen, Rosemary

Energetic values and synergies

Lemon eucalyptus essential oil, when employed in energy aromatherapy, is linked to the celiac plexus chakra, Manipur, also known as the third chakra. It is associated with a golden yellow colour.

This essential oil helps one to truly relax, revitalise both body and mind, all whilst assisting thought and decision making.

In synergy: Helichrysum


Flammable. Oral use only under medical advice. Keep out of reach of children. Unadvisable for children under the age of three, pregnant or lactating women. Do not apply to the skin before exposing oneself to the sun. Can be used in cooking. Do not apply neat to the skin.


The information given on this site regarding essential oils are only to be taken as indications. They do in no way, aim to replace any medical advice given by a qualified doctor. For all therapeutic uses, or if you wish to obtain more information on essential oils, please consult your doctor

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