Curiosities: This eucalyptus essential oil harvested in Angola is dominated by 1,8-cineole, alpha-pinene and p-cymene. It is a less known and rarer essential oil with regards to other essential oils from the genus As such, it can have some interest in more niche perfumery or cosmetic applications.
In ancient times, aboriginal people used eucalyptus plant for several purposes, mostly as medicine and as food. Nowadays, the plant is used in forestry to make timber, fuel, paper pulp, environmental planting as water and wind erosion control, as a source of essential oil for medicinal and perfumery industries and for arts and craft.
Traditionally it is also used to support the release of mucous in the respiratory tract