Fast growing tree that can reach up to 60 m high. It has a smooth
trunk with a stringy bark that detaches in long stripes and leaves a grayish
lower layer. Leaves from young branches are oval-shaped and are covered with a
grayish wax-like texture, while leaves from older branches are sickle-shaped.
Flowers are not very eye-catching and form apex in the little branches from the
prior year. The flower bud is a hard, granulose, four-angled cap that holds the
stamens within. The fruit is surrounded by a woody, cup-shaped receptacle and
contains numerous minute seeds, which opens by means of the fissures at the apical
disc. It belongs to the Myrtaceae family.
It is native to Australia. It’s cultivated in
almost any kind of soil, as long as it is very humid. In Spain, eucalyptus
trees can be found in Huelva, Santander, Asturias,
Galician and Catalonian regions. It is to be harvested between April and
September and then sun-dried.
Leaves from older branches.
> Respiratory disorders: bronchitis, flu,
pharyngitis, sinusitis, irritating cough, asthma, etc.
> Urinary tract infection.
> Intestinal parasites (ascariasis,
enterobiais, teniasis, toxocariasis, trichuriasis).
> Respiratory disorders.
> Skin disorders: dermatosis, varicose ulcer,
> Rheumatologic disorders: arthralgia,