Eucalyptus Lemon Scented Gum Essential Oil

Eucalyptus Lemon Scented Gum (Eucalyptus citrodora) Essential Oil

A very fresh, crisp, very invigorating lemon aroma. Good as a room freshener and for insect protection.


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An Australian classic, Eucalyptus is a very distinctive scent. It is used in everything from cough lozenges to shampoo. With a hint of lemon, our essential oil provides all the benefits of Eucalyptus oil, with the clear, crisp freshness of citrus. Essential Australia is the leading supplier of Eucalyptus essential oil in Australia, with the highest quality products and best online range. We take pride in our dedication to customer satisfaction, ensuring you get the oils you need at the very best prices, wherever in the world you happen to be located.



Eucalyptus Lemon Scented Gum oil has a wide range of benefits

Eucalyptus Lemon Scented Gum essential oil has many benefits. Most commonly it is known as a decongestant, with his invigorating scent clearing the sinuses and chest, helping you breathe easier. It also is well known as an antiseptic and antibacterial agent, ideal for cleaning everything, from the kitchen and the bathroom, to yourself. It can also act as a deodourant, while helping provide sore muscle relief. Due to its phenomenal potency, it can be diluted many times, while remaining effective. This makes it one of the most cost effective and long lasting essential oils in our range.Eucalyptus Lemon Scented Gum is a cornerstone of aromatherapy and used in a wide variety of treatments.

Botanical name:  Corymbia citriodora (formerly Eucalyptus citriodora)

Ingredients: 100% v/v pure essential oil of Lemon Scented Gum.


Lemon Scented Gum Flowers

Flowers of the Lemon Scented Gum tree


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Once you’ve chosen the oil that suits your needs, you can have it delivered anywhere you like. Regardless of whether you live in the next state, across the pond in New Zealand, or around the globe in the UK, we will deliver straight to your doorstep. We take pride in our reliable shipping service, helping more people take advantage of our high quality products and getting relief from a wide range of ailments and illnesses.


Directions and Uses


1 to 3 drops in an oil burner or vaporiser, no more than 1 drop into a bath, add at a rate of no more than 1% to your own skin care products for an uplifting lemon aroma.

Blend with

Use Eucalyptus Lemon Scented Gum essential oil sparingly in blends as it is very overpowering to other essential oils.
Try blending with other Eucalyptus varieties, Kunzea, Lemon Myrtle, Lemon Tea Tree, Rosalina and Tea Tree.


1 drop per 20ml of carrier oil.

Main Actives

citronellal, citronellol, limonene, pinene, iso-pulegol and traces of 1,8 cineole.


Typical Chemical Profile of Eucalyptus Lemon Scented Gum Essential Oil

citronellal                                         70-90%

citronellol                                           4-12%

isopulegol                                      1.5-18%

Relative Density: @ 20 C 0.865-0.880

Refractive Index @ 20 C 1.450-1.460

Optical Rotation -1.0-+6.5 DG


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Do not use Eucalyptus Lemon Scented Gum essential oil at a rate greater than 1% in body products, as skin sensitisation occurs. Keep out of reach of children, store away from direct sunlight, store below 30 degrees.


History of Lemon Scented Gum

Traditional Usage

The bark produced gum exudates (kino), it was believed to be antibiotic and was used as an astringent for treating diarrhoea.

Early European Usage

Early settlers also used the gum exudates for treating diarrhoea and used the leaves in sachets to keep silverfish and cockroaches out of clothing storage. It has a hard durable timber and was used for bridge construction, tool handles, framing, flooring and case manufacture

Present Day Usage

Eucalyptus Lemon Scented Gum essential oil is being used aromatherapy, in the perfume industry to manufacture other aromas, the citronellal is primarily used for this. The trees flowers produce a nice honey for beekeepers. The tree is popular as an attractive park or garden tree.

Natural Occurrence in Australia

Lemon Scented Gum trees naturally occur near and around the forests of Maryborough to Mackay in mid Queensland and again around Atherton in north Queensland.
Lemon Scented Gum grows to a maximum height of 40 metres in the wild, like most Eucalyptus it can grow on low nutrient soils. The trunk of the tree is quite smooth to touch, the fallen leaves have a distinct and very strong lemon odour when crushed.

Eucalyptus Lemon Scented Gum Essential Oil Characteristics

Golden yellow colour, sometimes with a pink tinge, clear, watery, strong citrus, lemony scent.



Lemon Scented Gum essential oil has proven bacteriostatic activity towards Staphylococcus aureus. Staphylococcus aureus is a very dangerous modern infection in hospitals and living rooms, it is very hard to control due to its resistance to antibiotics.


Extraction and Farming Method of Eucalyptus Lemon Scented Gum Essential Oil

Lemon Scented Gum essential oil is extracted via steam distillation of the leaves and green branchlets. Lemon Scented Gum is grown in plantations.


Additional Information

Weight .05 kg
Dimensions 2.5 x 2.5 x 7 cm

12ml, 25ml, 100ml, 1kg


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