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Eucalyptus Leaf

Eucalyptus Leaf

Botanical Name

Eucalyptus globulus


Usual Origin(s)




From the eucalyptus tree known as the Tasmanian Blue Gum, Southern Blue Gum, or Blue Gum. Often used externally and in ointment forms for relief of colds and allergies, as well as for relief from aches, bruises, and arthritis.


Folk Names 

Blue Gum Tree, Stringy Bark Tree













Healing, Protection


Magical Uses

The leaves are used to stuff healing poppets and are carried to maintain good health. To relieve colds, ring green candles with the leaves and pods and burn them to the socket, visualizing the person (or yourself) as being completely healthy. Also hang a small branch or twig of eucalyptus over the sickbed. String immature (green) pods on green thread and wear to help heal sore throats. Placed beneath the pillow, the pods guard against colds. The leaves are also carried for protection.


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    1 Ounce
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