Kenya Eucalyptus Oil
Essential Oils of Africa provides Kenya Eucalyptus oil which comes from eucalyptus, a tree that grows to a height of 100 meters which is 300 feet high; making it one of the tallest trees in the world. It has more than 500 species, with smooth pale bark, together with tough, long and narrow blue-green leaves and creamy white flowers.
Kenya Eucalyptus Oil has many varieties. Listed below are some of the most common eucalyptus oils:
Commonly referred as “Blue Mallee,” is a little type of Mallee tree. The single-distilled or crude oil has colorless, liquid terpene ether with a camphor-like smell and is found in essential oils ranging between 81 and 86 %.
This is the most widely used species of eucalyptus oil preferred by most chemists and botanists because of its usefulness. Cineole content ranges from 60 – 70 percent. It is treated to increase the cineole content since crude oil properties do not meet the requirement of most pharmacopoeias.
Also referred to as “narrow-leaved peppermint,” it is an average-sized tree. Its bark is fibrous and its crude oil has a 65 to 70 % of cineole content.
It is also known as “lemon-scented gum,” a very large tree and its name has gone through transformation now known as Corymbia. The main constituent of this oil is citronellal, and its importance is for perfume and industrial uses.Eucalyptus absorbs a lot of water and when planted in water-logged areas it solves many drainage issues. It drains water thus eliminating malaria almost completely. This is because mosquito breed in marshy or water logged areas. In the past it was believed that it prevents malaria but research has showed that it eliminates breeding environment for mosquitoes by draining excess water.
Extraction of Kenya Eucalyptus Oil
Eucalyptus is extracted from semi-dried or fresh leaves, but it can also be obtained from young fresh eucalyptus twigs.
The use of Eucalyptus oil necessitates some precautions to be taken. If used in excessive amounts, headaches can be experienced, so extra care need to be observed while using eucalyptus oil. People with epilepsy or high blood pressure should avoid using it at all cost.
Kenya Eucalyptus oil has a cooling and refreshing effect on the body, assisting to fight malaria and fevers. It is also usable for all respiratory health issues such as asthma, coughs, throat infections, and sinusitis conditions. It eases mucus, clearing the head from stuffiness of the cold, besides soothing the inflammation.Eucalyptus oil an be used in taking care of skin to cure blisters, burns, cuts, herpes, skin infections, wounds and insect bites.It also boosts the immune system and helps fight against flu, chicken pox and measles. The fascinating and very interesting benefit of Eucalyptus oil is that it psychologically depends on a person’s willingness to recover from diseases. Most people desire to get well but have not known that it can be influenced by selfesteem or self-love.
Eucalyptus oil does exactly that: it assists an individual recover from health issues by loving, caring and empowering themselves.
We at Essential Oils of Africa source eucalyptus from family growers before taking it to a special processing plant for extracting the oil, making our end-product a herbal cure in itself!We welcome you to place your order today!