what to do with lemon eucalyptus?

eventfarmOctober 8, 2007

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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fatamorgana2121(Zone 5/6)

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

    Bookmark   October 10, 2007 at 8:46AM
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eventfarm

Thanks! That's an interesting thread...

    Bookmark   October 11, 2007 at 8:15AM
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