English :Lemon scented eucalyptus
Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Species :simplex Retz.
Habit :Under shrub.
Parts Used :Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leafy plant part is boiled for extract.
Mode of use :Decoction
Ingredients :Leaf yields an essential oil, a source of Citronellal. Oil from leaf is antimicrobial.
Ailment Treated:Plant extract is taken in urinary disorder. Decoction of the plant is used in the treatment of diabetes.
Source:Generally found growing in the wild habitat but occasionally cultivated.