There are more than 700 species of eucalyptus in the world—Eucalyptus Radiata, sometimes known as narrow-leaved peppermint—is only one of them. The Eucalyptus radiata tree comes from Australia, where eucalyptus makes up more than 75 percent of the continent’s vegetation. Eucalyptus Radiata oil contains the naturally occurring constituent eucalyptol, which provides much of its signature scent.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Eucalyptus radiata
BOTANICAL FAMILY: Myrtaceae
REGIONS FOUND: South Africa, Australia.
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
YL REGION: Most Young Living Eucalyptus Radiata essential oil comes from South Africa and Australia.
Eucalyptus Radiata essential oil joined the Young Living family in 1994.