eucalyptus + globulus
EUCALYPTUS

  • COMMON NAME : Eucalyptus , Nepal-organic
  • LATIN NAME : Eucalyptus globulus
  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : Nepal
  • CULTIVATION METHOD : Cultivated, organically grown
  • TYPE : Essential oil
  • EXTRACTION METHOD : Steam distillation
  • PLANT PART : Leaves
  • USE : Aromatherapy, anti-septic, anti-arthritis

Description

A big tree native to Australia and Tasmania, eucalyptus is also cultivated in Terai region of Nepal. The leaves and oil are especially used in inhalation preparations. Additionally, eucalyptus is used as an effective natural insect repellant and antiseptic. It belongs to the Family Myrtaece.

SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS(range)
SPECIFIC GRAVITY@23
1.069-1.0795
REFRACTIVE INDEX@23
1.5335-1.5589
OPTICAL ROTATION@23
-0.2 to -0.5
PHYSICAL APPEARANCE
Fluid liquid
conforms
COLOR 
Pale yellow 
conforms
ODOR 
Sweet herbal, faintly balsamic
conforms
SOLUBILITY
Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol
SPECIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS
Dilute before use.
Primary constituents
Eucalyptol , A-pinene,B-pinene
Components
Retention time(min)
%
Eucalyptol 
16.451
59.58
A-pinene
11.746
9.96
B-pinene
13.71
6.74
Para -cymene
16.042
3.27
Aromandendrene 
35.265
2.78
Gamma -terpinene
17.703
2.41
Terpinolene 
19.150
2.36
Trans Isocarveol 
23.471
1.70
Camphene 
12.411
0.63
Viriflorol 
41.139
1.08
A-phellandrene
15.039
1.18
Myrcene 
14.423
0.95
Fenchyl alcohol
20.393
0.55
Caryophyllene<9-EPI-(e)->
36.186
0.72
*EU Allergen