✨Say What?! 😲 Saturdays✨ Join me in learning cool plant based facts!

✨Say What?! 😲 Saturdays✨ Join me in learning cool plant based facts!

Say What?! Saturday is here and I have some super cool facts just for you!

Today we are talking about the Eucalyptus Globulus tree, also known as the blue gum.🌲

The iconic Eucalyptus species are native to Australia, but now also grow in many different parts of the world. The blue gum being the most frequently planted. 

92 million hectares of this tree species grows in Australia and it forms 3/4 of the total native forest area. There are over 700 species and sub species of this shrub/tree, but the favorite meal of the Koalas is…You guessed it! 🐨👉 Eucalyptus Globulus!🌿

The word “koala” originates from one of the Australian Aboriginal languages which roughly translates to “no drink” or “no water”. A possible explanation as to why they would choose this name is because koalas rarely drink water. The majority of their water intake comes from eating the…🐨👉 eucalyptus leaves!😲

Wow! Isn’t it amazing how the earth's ecosystem works together so effortlessly?

Eucalyptus Globulus is also well known for the rejuvenating essential oil that is distilled from the dried up leaf.🍂This essential oil is said to contain antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties. 

In a bath, the organic eucalyptus essential oil we use in our Lila Loves Organics bath bomb minis can soothe irritated skin, relieve pain, protect against infection, and rejuvenate sore muscles.😌🛁🌿

Thanks for reading today's Say What?!
I’m also including a gentle reminder to practice an act of self love everyday. It will provide fuel for your inner light to shine bright!

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