EUCALYPTUS!! (OR AS THE NATIVE AUSTRALIAN'S CALL IT - "EUCALYPT")
The Eucalyptus genus makes up about two thirds of the plant life in Australia and contains over 600 species about 8 of those have been used to create essential oils. Veriditas Botancials is proud to offer 100% Pure Organic Eucalyptus globulus, radiata and citridora essential oils from Australia (see descriptions below). Eucalyptus is famous for its 4000 years of use by the aborigines for colds, flu, bronchitis and more. Millions of people from all counties have experienced the healing powers of eucalyptus making it one of the most popular and useful essential oils.
Eucalyptus globulus is the most commonly used Eucalyptus with a earthy and minty scent. It is used to help decongest, detoxify, and is helpful with colds and flu as well as muscular aches and pains. It is anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, and is an essential piece of holistic care for colds and flu, headaches. Use 2 Ò 5 drops on the palms, rub the hands together and inhale the scent 3 to 5 times then apply to the upper chest and back (avoiding contact with the area around the eyes). More info here: http://veriditasbotanicals.com/how-to-use-our-essential-_/_/
Eucalyptus radiata is the second most commonly used and has the same benefits as Eucalyptus globulas but is less earthy and more similar to ravintsara in aroma. The eucalyptus radiata is the best Eucalyptus species choice for use with children and infants. Putting this oil on childrens clothing can help prevent illness from entering their body as the aromas are deadly to many virus and bacteria. Eucalyptus Radiata can be used and diffused daily, where Eucalyptus globulus has some ketones that are irritating and should be used in small doeses only when sick.
For children that are sick, put 5 drops on a warm washcloth (or cool if the child is hot) and place on chest (compress). also adding directly to the chest with lavender or tea tree is a nice, soothing easy breathing solution. Can also apply to bottom of children's fewith a little lavender as well:)
Eucalyptus citriodora (Lemon Eucalyptus) has a fresh strong citronella scent, showing its high content of Citral. (see chemistry chart below) High in this strong aldyhde, it makes a powerful anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, insect repellant which is soothing and calming. Combine Eucalyptus citriodora, helichrysum and ginger essential oils in a carrier oil for a powerful anti-inflammatory massage oil. Please do not use Eucalyptus citriodora directly on the skin as it causes burning and irritation.
THIS VERIDITAS ESSENTIAL OILS IS LISTED ON THE GRAS LIST OF THE FDA.
“GRAS” is an acronym for the phrase Generally Recognized As Safe. Under sections 201(s) and 409 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the Act), any substance that is intentionally added to food is a food additive, that is subject to premarket review and approval by FDA, unless the substance is generally recognized, among qualified experts, as having been adequately shown to be safe under the conditions of its intended use, or unless the use of the substance is otherwise excluded from the definition of a food additive.
This particular Veriditas essential oils is labeled without “external use only” printed on label implying that you can use these particular oils in food preparations, cooking/baking, medicinal preparations: such as medicinal honeys, cough syrups, tinctures, flower essences etc.
Please note this oil is only recommended for their INTENDED USE as a food additive, as the FDA only allows such approval and does not approve any essential oils or herbs to be used for disease or treating heath conditions. Therefore, Veriditas cannot make claims that essential oils have any health benefits.menthone.