Eucalyptus (Blue Mallee)

(Eucalyptus polybractea)


THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES: Eucalyptus blue mallee is similar in properties and uses to eucalyptus globulus discussed above.

AFFINITY FOR: especially suited to the respiratory system, anywhere eucalyptus globulus would be used, triple warmer meridian, spleen meridian, lung meridian, yin energy

RESONANCE: physical, emotional


PART UTILIZED: leaves, organic

EXTRACTION METHOD: steam distilled

AROMATIC CONSIDERATIONS: Blue mallee eucalyptus has a milder aroma than the more commonly used eucalyptus globulus. The milder aroma makes it more pleasant for children. This eucalyptus is very good when used in emotional release and energy work.

APPLICATION: Use eucalyptus blue mallee exactly as you would use any other variety of eucalyptus.

EMOTIONAL / SPIRITUAL / MENTAL / ASPECTS: See eucalyptus globulus above.

PHYSICAL ASPECTS: This variety of eucalyptus, though milder in aroma than globulus, seems to penetrate more deeply into the lungs and bronchial tubes. The aroma makes one feel like trying to take a deep cleansing breath.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Like other eucalyptus varieties, blue mallee gets more antiseptic and effective as it ages.

CAUTIONS: All eucalyptus varieties can be caustic to the skin if used undiluted.

Internal use: see General Information in eucalyptus notes on the previous page.