Eucalyptus Peppermint

Botanical Name Eucalyptus dives  
Botanical family Myrtaceae  
Origin South Africa 
Method Complete distillation by steam distillation  
Plant part Leafy twigs 
Note Top 
Appearance limpid, fluid and mobile liquid 
Color very pale yellow to transparent 
Odor spicy, intense and aromatic 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil Ketones (50%): piperitone 
Monoterpenes (30%): phellandrene 
Sesquiterpenes (5%): cubebene, cadinene, caryophyllene 
Therapeutic properties  1. Anticatarrhal, mucolytic
2. Lipolytic
3. Keratolytic
4. Diuretic, urolytic, antilithiatic
5. Cholagogue, choleretic
6. Myorelaxant
Main therapeutic indications  1. Sinusitis, otitis, bronchitis, catarrh, colds
2. Chronic tonsillitis
3. Keratosis, psoriasis, corns, calluses
4. High body mass index (BMI), obesity
5. Cramps and muscular spasms
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