Eucalyptus citriodora-distilled from the leaves and twigs. Has a strong, fresh, citronella-like odor with sweet balsamic undertones. Used as a fragrance component in soaps, detergents, and perfumes. Closely related to CITRONELLA.
Cautions: Generally considered non-toxic, non-irritating in low doses. Possible sensitizer. Dilute well for topical use. Best suited for diffusing and inhalation.
CHARACTER: "Magical Vitality", Soundness, Trust, Vitality, Harmony, Encouraging
PERFUME NOTE: Top/Middle
ASTRO: Mercury & Saturn
ENERGY TYPE: Predominately 1
USED FOR THESE POSITIVE STATES: Stimulant, Concentration, Enthusiasm, Uplifting, Understanding, Creativity, Optimism, Empathy, Freedom, Expressive, Comforting
USED TO HEAL THESE NEGATIVE ATTRIBUTES: Sluggish, Emotional crisis, Emptiness, Confusion, Disillusion, Restless, Fear, Despondency, Loneliness
USED TO HEAL THESE PHYSICAL STATES: Athlete’s foot, fungal infections, dandruff, herpes, sores, wounds, asthma, sore throat, colds, fevers, staph infections, Shingles pain
OTHER USES: Insect repellent (Considered by the CDC to be as effective as leading synthetic insect repellent DEET), deodorizer
+Fresh, alive, loves and needs freedom to be who they really are.
+Constantly expressing new ideas, full of vitality and laughter.
+New things and new ideas excite them; tremendous imagination.
+Will be the whiz kid on the latest computer game.
+Will invent a gadget if needed.
+Veritable dynamo; brings exuberance to the workplace.
+Sound, trustworthy. Secrets are safe with them.
+Will not exploit any weakness they may discover.
+Will be a tower of strength if you are going through an emotional crisis.
+Never criticizes or judges. Comforts everyone. They are well loved.
-If negative, they may get down-hearted because there is too much to do, too many places to visit, too many ideas to process, too many people to see.
-May feel empty and lonely if they forget to include romance and love on the agenda.
-Sometimes feels like they must put on their wings and fly.
ARCHETYPES: WHIZ KID, CHILD MAGICAL, INVENTOR, COUNSELOR, ARTIST, PIONEER
Blends well with LEMON VERBENA, MELISSA, LAVENDER, PINE.
Components include: Citronellal (80%), citronellol, geraniol, pinene.