Monday, August 22, 2011

Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus oil is the generic name for distilled oil from the leaf of Eucalyptus, a genus of the plant family Myrtaceae.

Eucalyptus oil has a history of wide application, as a pharmaceutical, antiseptic, repellent, flavouring, fragrance and industrial uses.

Next to citrus oil, Eucalyptus is the second biggest essential oil produced in South Africa. It accounts for approximately 5% of the world's supply, competing with the likes of China and Australia

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