Aetheroleum Eucalypti, cineole, Oleum Eucalypti, Essence of eucalyptus rectifiee Common names include Australian fever tree leaf, blue gum, eucalyptol, fever tree, gum tree, red gum, stringy bark tree
Eucalyptus species (family Myrtaceae)
The species most commonly used in health care are:
• Eucalyptus globulus (blue gum)
• Eucalyptus citrlodora (lemon scented gum)
• Eucalyptus dives (broad leaf peppermint)
• Eucalyptus polybractea There are over 500 species of eucalyptus trees and shrubs native to Australia, but many species are cultivated in other parts of the world.
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