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what to do with lemon eucalyptus?

Posted by eventfarm (My Page) on
Mon, Oct 8, 07 at 14:10

I am growing some lemon eucalyptus in my garden and it's doing very well. I guess I need to come up with some use of it.

My first thought is insect repellent .... but aside from rubbing the leaves on my skin (which I do when I'm out there), how do I get the benefit from the plant into a spray bottle? I guess, distilling?

Any basic primers out there on distilling the oils?

Any other uses you might think of for this plant...

thanks!


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RE: what to do with lemon eucalyptus?

Here's a link to a discussion about using eucalyptus and making oil and more.

FataMorgana

Here is a link that might be useful: Eucalyptus - Harvest??? Discussion Thread


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RE: what to do with lemon eucalyptus?

Thanks! That's an interesting thread...


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