Essential Oil Profile (139 Kb)

Eucalyptus radiata – Respiratory aid

Therapeutic actions

Analgesic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, digestive, restorative.

  • Enhances: Mental clarity, concentration, vitality, healing.
  • Reduces: Lethargy, fevers, respiratory problems, headaches, bad odours.
  • Respiratory system: Sinus congestion, colds, catarrh, bronchitis, asthma.
  • Musculoskeletal system: Backache, bursitis, sciatica, muscular aches and pains.
  • Nervous system: Headaches, shingles, neuralgia.
  • Integumentary system: Acne, cold sores, insect bites.
  • Skin: Burns, cuts, wounds, insect repellent, infection.
Methods for use
  • Massage: Use up to 25 drops in 50mL of massage oil base. Complementary oils may be added up to a total of 25 drops.
  • Aromatic Bath: Add 5-10 drops in water, agitate to disperse.
  • Vaporiser: Use 8-10 drops in vaporiser dish.
Parts used


Method of extraction

Steam distillation.

Safety precautions
  • Non-toxic and non-irritant and non-sensitising.
  • Toxic if ingested.