Amid all the hubbub of 2020, is it possible that you missed the introduction of dōTERRA®’s new Lemon Eucalyptus oil? If so, you wouldn’t be the only one. This recent addition to the oily family has left even seasoned oilers realizing they somehow missed it. Fresh new Lemon Eucalyptus has patiently waited to be noticed, and now it’s turning heads!
Neither a blend nor a citrus, as the name might seem to imply, it’s actually the single essential oil of the lemon eucalyptus tree. This is a nickname for the lemon-scented gum tree, which also goes by the alias blue gum tree. Yes, that’s a lot of scents and colors to sort out, so let’s just call this new friend Lemon Eucalyptus and move forward with the understanding that it is a thing apart from Lemon or Eucalyptus as we know them!
One thing Lemon Eucalyptus has in common with the more familiar Eucalyptus oil is they both hail from trees - albeit different ones - native to Australia. But the lemon eucalyptus tree also thrives in Kenya, where bees and butterfly love to buzz around these blossoms for their delicious nectar! What makes dōTERRA Lemon Eucalyptus oil valuable to us is the cleansing, uplifting abilities it has. This oil is excellent for diffusing on its own for an anytime dose of invigoration, but it also blends deliciously with scents of mint, fir, wood, citrus, and florals. Emotionally, the aroma of Lemon Eucalyptus can envelop the room with a mood of protection and stimulation. Prep your favorite diffuser to get this powerful, earthy blend pumping.
Strong and Pure Diffuser Blend
2 drops Arborvitae
1 drop Clary Sage
1 drop Lemon Eucalyptus
Use Lemon Eucalyptus to deodorize basically anything and everything that begs for lemony freshness and a sense of renewal. This next blend below should get you off to a fast start in defeating the odors that torment you most!
Unite and Conquer Diffuser Blend
2 drops Lemon Eucalyptus
1 drop Clove
1 drop Wild Orange
If you don’t have a diffuser handy, depend on the trusty organic method of experiencing Lemon Eucalyptus as a drop in the palm of your hand. An intimate way of getting familiar with any new aroma, simply rub your hands together, close your eyes, and inhale.
Feeling bugged? Lemon Eucalyptus has developed quite a reputation for encouraging unwanted creatures to buzz off, which is a bit ironic considering how attractive the tree blossoms are to those bees and butterflies mentioned earlier! Mix a few drops with water in a spray bottle and spritz onto the skin before heading out to face environmental threats.
Combine a drop or two of bright, fresh Lemon Eucalyptus with a helping of Fractionated Coconut Oil and apply the mixture to tired muscles in need of a gentle, soothing boost.
As you get to know the unique scent of Lemon Eucalyptus, lemony but not citrus, you’ll surely find your favorite times and places to depend on its uplifting freshness. Now that you have some starting points, it’s time to take off with Lemon Eucalyptus!