Product Abstract: Eucalyptus Radiata is also known as Narrow-Leaved Peppermint. The young trees have oval bluish-green leaves while the mature trees develop long, narrow, yellowish leaves, creamy-white flowers and a smooth, pale grey bark. Eucalyptus leaves are the favourite food of Koalas, and have been used as traditional medicine by the aboriginal peoples of Australia. Eucalyptus Radiata is preferred over Eucalyptus Globulus because it is less harsh.
Cautions: Avoid if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy. For external use only, this is considered toxic if taken internally. Dilute before use; may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so a skin test is recommended prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.
WARNING Prop 65: This product contains a component which is listed under California Proposition 65. California residents will receive this product labeled accordingly.
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Rating: This is my first experience with eucalyptus radiata so I wasn't sure what to expect,hen I first applied the oil to a scent strip I was surprised to smell the typical eucalyptus medicinal odor,but it had very slight nuances of lemon!! I wasn't sure if this was Normal for radiata,but I really enjoyed it. Another thing I noticed was when I started examination of the scent my left nostril was stuffed,and 2 minutes later it cleared right up!! I do prefer the globulus variety due to it's potency. All in all a good buy.
By:Andrew, Niagara Falls, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 28-May-2019
Rating: I recently purchased this eucalyptus radiate and called my visiting colleague over to experience the intriguing smell. We both agree on its amazingly gentle and cleansing effect on our nasal passages. I am ‘sold’ on New Directions version of eucalyptus radiate! This will be a favorite of mine for years to come.
New Directions Aromatics Response:
Thank you, Sakara, for taking the time to share your experience with us and for shedding light on the quality of our products. We love hearing from all of our customers, and it pushes us to do even better when we hear such positive feedback. Your loyalty and appreciation are highly valued, and we look forward to serving you in the future.
By:Sakara, Raleigh, North Carolina
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 20-Oct-2011
Rating: This eucalyptus creates a wonderful Thieves Oil Blend. It is great for diffusing to relieve congestion.
By:Melissa, Canastota, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 31-Jan-2015
Rating: Really helps open up the sinuses! Strong medicinal smell, but lighter than the Globulus.
By:Melissa, Canastota, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 31-Jan-2015
Rating: The best mixed with Ravensara for the first signs of a cold, especially a chest cold. It can be mixed with aloe gel and massaged into the soles of your feet just before bed. It will loosen any congestion and help you breathe easier.
By:James, Castro Valley, California
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 23-Jan-2011
Rating: Of all the Eucalyptus, this one is the one I like best. I do use the Radiata a lot, but Globulus is still my favorite one. It opens up the sinus better and has a stronger smell to me. I also use it for sore muscles.
Rating: Strong medicinal oil with a very minty edge. It's fantastic for sinus congestion and colds---also very reputed for skin conditions and muscle aches.
Blends great with Star Anise, Lemon and Tea Tree--smells incredibly therapeutic... and it is. Less is more with this oil. I used, perhaps, 3 times more than I should have in a batch of CP soap; will definitely reduce the amount I use in the future. It's really strong, so a little definitely goes a long way!
By:Steven, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 11-Dec-2011
Rating: I have found what some people say about this particular type of eucalyptus to be true. It is more effective with congestion than the globulus. I have a constant nasal drip which is common in the Ohio valley and even ENTs say they can't do anything about it.
So I run this one in my nebulizer as often as possible. It truly helps. Some say you should switch oils every 2 weeks or so, but seems like 4 weeks for me. I have also tried tea tree with sweet orange and that seems to work fairly well also.
By:Laura, Batavia, Ohio Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 06-Oct-2011
Rating: Wow, this is really powerful stuff! The smell out of the bottle was so strong I could hardly stand it. But in MP soap mixed with Lavender and Peppermint it smells fantastic! And it's fabulous for stuffy noses and congestion. Also of note; all of the men that have sniffed this oil have loved it right away. The 16.6oz bottle is aluminum, which is great! No worries about too much sunlight or breaking a bottle. 5 Stars for Eucalyptus oil!
By:Alissa, Andover, New York
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 26-Jan-2010
Rating: Love this stuff. I was coming down with a cold, with that tickle in the throat. Not wanting it to get worse, I decided to try some eucalyptus. I discovered through trial and error that the fragrance lasts much longer if you put a drop on a kleenex or handkerchief. I inhaled it a few times a day. The cold never got worse, as it usually does, and even got better. When I start getting that feeling, I put a drop on a kleenex and tuck it inside my shirt and the smell is with me most of the day. Love it.
Rating: When you place an order with New Directions, you can rest assured it will arrive in one piece. It took me fifteen minutes to get through the bubble wrap to get my first scent of this beautiful oil. We add a few drops to our congestion salve and we worried it might be over-powering. It's not. It's subtle and delightfully aromatic. We are more than satisfied with this product and will be sure to never let it run out. Thank's New Directions!
By:Marlene, Seeley's Bay, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: The smell of this wasn't what I was expecting, but it smells great, and obviously a high quality. I smells like disinfectant. My husband doesn't like it, but I love it. If you don't like the smell, grapefruit or lemon works wonderfully with this oil. It also is great for cleaning. When you are sick, it help clear your sinuses and helps your immune system.
By:Channelle, Odenton, Maryland Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 22-Aug-2008
Rating: This is very affective in a diffuser with cedarwood and lemon during cold season. It also makes for a pleasant scent through out the house.
By:Vanice, Cambridge, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This oil is great. It blends well with lemon, clove, and cinnammin bark for cold relief. It also works well for congestion issues. Awesome price for such a good result!
By:Willie, Saint Louis, Missouri
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 01-May-2007
Rating: I love the strong scent of this oil ... I blend it with Wintergreen for sore muscles..........blended with Lemon it helps relieve chest conjestion and a few drops on your pillow along with Peppermint will relieve a stuffy nose. ........I always have at least 2 bottles of this on hand.....
Best Eucalyptus Radiata I have ever used
By:Sandy, Selma, North Carolina Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 13-Dec-2006
Rating: A very nice herbal scent. I mix this with peppermint and carrier oil and use as a massage for sinus and tension headaches. I also use this the bath for sore tense muscles.
By:Joann, Williamstown, New Jersey
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 19-Feb-2007
Rating: Wonderful, peppery Eucalyptus, very fresh herbal scent. It's been so helpful in reducing fevers and congestion in our house. Wonderful oil!
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