Citriodora Oil 100% Pure & Natural

Citriodora Oil
Eucalyptus Citriodora Oil
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* Product Size
1000 ML/33.81OZ/2.20lbs $ 50.00
5000 ML/169.07OZ/11.00lbs $ 245.00
10000 ML/338.14OZ/22.00lbs $ 487.50
20000 ML/676.28OZ/44,092.45lbs $ 965.00

Botanical name Eucalyptus Citriodora Oil

Botanical synonyms Eucalyptus citriodora Hook., Eucalyptus maculata Hook. var. citriodora Hook., Eucalyptus melissiodora Lindley

Family Myrtaceae

Source  Leaves and terminal branchlets

Origin  China

Processing Method  Steam Distillation

Color/Consistency A thin and pale yellow

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma  Sweet, lemony, fresh, with a woody hint.

Blends With  Basil, black pepper, clary sage, geranium, tea tree, rosemary, vetiver, ylang ylang, and the other eucalyptus.

Product Abstract

Citriodora or Lemon eucalyptus is a jewel in the crown of the Eucalyptus family, Myrtaceae. With a revivifying and invigorating aroma of lemon and eucalyptus, this lemon-scented eucalyptus oil is used in fixing feelings of abandonment and mental agitation along with poor concentration and confusions. The essential oil of Citriodora is extracted from the elongated leaves of the Lemon-scented gum tree

Harvesting/Extraction Information

The steam and water distillation of leaves of Citriodora was modeled using a complete 2n factorial plan. Eight experiments were carried out, with three easily interpretable variables, for steam distillation and for a first degree polynomial model. The average essential oil yield was 2.3%. Positive effects decreased in the order: duration of the extraction, heating power and state of division of the plant. Interactions were negligible. Extraction conditions had no practical impact on citronellal content
 

Common Usage 

  • Arthritis
  • Bronchitis
  • Catarhh
  • Cold sores
  • Coughing
  • Fever
  • Flu
  • Poor circulation
  • Sinusitis

Caution

Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.

Key constituents

Citronellal  86.2%

Citronellol 4.2%

a-Pinene 2.4%

Isopulegol 2.2%

Citronellyl acetate 1.1%

Safety summary
Hazards  None known.
Contraindications  None known.

Organ-specific effects
Adverse skin reactions  Undiluted lemon-scented gum oil was irritating to rabbits, producing scab formation and sloughing; tested at 10% on 25 volunteers it was neither irritating nor sensitizing. It is non-phototoxic. When
injected, lemon-scented gum oil inhibited inflammation induced in rat paw.

Acute toxicity  Lemon-scented gum oil acute oral LD50 in rats >5 g/kg; acute dermal LD50 in rabbits 2.48 g/kg.

Antioxidant/pro-oxidant activity  Lemon-scented gumoil exhibited high radical scavenging activity in both ABTS and DPPH assays.
Carcinogenic/anticarcinogenic potential No information was found! for lemon-scented gum oil, but it contains no known carcinogens. Citronellal displays anticarcinogenic activity.

Comments
Lemon-scented gum oil is also produced in Brazil, Ethiopia and several other countries.

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