Eucalyptus is a tall evergreen tree, one of the most widely cultivated trees native to Australia. The bark sheds often, peeling in large strips. It has a fresh and earthy aroma.
History: Eucalyptus was introduced to California in the mid‐19th century, partly in response to the Southern Pacific Railroad’s need for timber to make railroad ties, and is prominent in many parks in San Francisco and throughout the state. The leaves are steam distilled to extract eucalyptus oil. E. globulus is the primary source of global eucalyptus oil production, with China being the largest commercial producer.
Uses: Traditionally, Eucalyptus species have been used traditionally for supporting a healthy respiratory system and to soothe muscles after exercise. The Australian Aborigines used the leaves for soothing physical and emotional discomfort. Eucalyptus has been used to clear congestion from the head and breathing passages. It has been used for cooling, stimulating the nervous system, energizing, improving mental clarity, relieving pain, as a disinfectant, and to repel insects.
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