Eucalyptus Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Eucalyptus radiata
  • Alternative Names: Narrow-leaved peppermint
  • Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Eucalyptol (1,8-cineole)
  • Other Main Constituents: Alpha-terpineol
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Leaf

1, 8-Cineol Protect Against Influenza-Virus-Induced Pneumonia in Mice

Li Y, Lai Y, Wang Y, Liu N, Zhang F, Xu P Inflammation, 2016 ABSTRACT: 1,8-Cineol is a major monoterpene principally from eucalyptus essential oils and has been shown to exert anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and inhibitory of nuclear factor (NF)-kB effect. In the present study, we evaluated the effect of 1,8-cineol on mice infected with influenza… Read more »

The influence of environmentally friendly pesticide – Eucalyptol – alone and in combination with terpinen-4-ol – on model bacterial membranes

Hąc-Wydro K, Szydło K Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 2016 ABSTRACT: Eucalyptus oil is known from antimicrobial properties and due to natural origin and low toxicity it can be applied as a green pesticide. This plant extract is a mixture of compounds among which Eucalyptol prevails strongly over the number of minor components including terpinen-4-ol…. Read more »