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eu·ca·lyp·tus

(yū'kă-lip'tŭs),
The dried leaves of Eucalyptus globulus (family Myrtaceae), the blue gum or Australian fever tree.
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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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globulus (blue gum) in California focuses specifically on the traits of this tree species that might make it invasive in certain regional or climatic contexts.
On her website, Tabart said the AKF had in the past made a series of recommendations to the blue gum industry "because we foreshadowed this would happen," but its advice was ignored.
Analysis of the dried quality of a number of hardwood species, including messmate, black butt (Eucalyptus pilularis), Sydney blue gum (Eucalyptus saligna), mountain ash (Eucalyptus regnans), jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata), and shining gum, demonstrated that a low degree of MW wood modification does not provide any significant difference in the quantity and sizes of checks between MW-pretreated and control samples after drying under similar conditions (Harris et al.
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I have a blue gum about 60ft tall which has several substantial trunks coming from what is now a massive base.
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They'll use snowberry branches, lotus pods, and seafoam branches with blue gum eucalyptus leaves; filbert branches with rosette cones; or red dogwood with sea holly flowers.
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Sang uprooted all blue gum trees in his riparian land before replacing them with indigenous ones.
The woman had an argument with her husband over proceeds he received after selling a blue gum tree at their farm.
(blue gum eucalyptus, hereafter 'blue gum') was the most widely planted species within the genus, and mainly occurs in grasslands and some previously forested areas.