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(yū'kă-lip'tŭs),
The dried leaves of Eucalyptus globulus (family Myrtaceae), the blue gum or Australian fever tree.

eucalyptus

Herbal medicine
An evergreen, the volatile oil of which contains eucalyptol and cineole, pinenes, sesquiterpene alcohols and others. It is antiseptic and expectorant, and is commonly used as a steam inhalant for asthma and respiratory infections and to soothe oral mucosae, and used topically for dry skin and dandruff.
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After 48 h of incubation, the highest PGIs for spores kept in contact with volatile compounds, cinnamon and eucalyptus globulus oils showed the lowest ones (Table 3).
Neto, "Eucalyptus globulus biomass residues from pulping industry as a source of high value triterpenic compounds," Industrial Crops and Products, vol.
Santos, "O uso comercial e popular do Eucalipto Eucalyptus globulus Labill--Myrtaceae," Saude & Ambiente em Revista, vol.
Doerr SH, Shakesby RA, Walsh RPD (1996) Soil hydrophobicity variations with depth and particle size fraction in burned and unbumed Eucalyptus globulus and Pinus pinaster forest terrain in the Agueda Basin, Portugal.
Los taxones que mas han contribuido al valor de la riqueza proteica en las mieles Milflores han resultado ser: a) con relacion directa, Eucalyptus globulus, Prunus spinosa-t., Rubus ulmifolious-t., Quercus robur-t.
(2002) reportaron la misma tendencia en la madera de Eucalyptus globulus. Similares resultados senalaron Nunez (2004) y Sharma et al.
Eucalyptus globulus was proved successful in protecting different organs against oxidative in various experimental models [8].