Cajeput (Melaleuca cajuputi, Melaleuca leucadendron) Essential Oil

Cajeput (Melaleuca cajuputi, Melaleuca leucadendron) Essential Oil

Quick Facts
Color: Pale yellow, greenish or colorless
Viscosity: Thin
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Plant parts: leaves and twigs
Countries: Asia, Australia
Scent: fresh, eucalyptus, camphoraceous, sweet
Odor Intensity: Moderate
Blending Note: Top-Middle
Fragrance family:
Blends Well with: Angelica, Bergamot, Clove, Geranium, Lavender, Ginger, Marjoram, Rosemary, Thyme
Chemical Notes: Terpene alcohols, Monoterpenes
Physical uses and benefits
Properties: stimulant, balancing, antiseptic, antispasmodic, analgesic, expectorant, warming
Physical Uses: colds, sore throats, flu, urinary infections, bronchitis, rheumatism, arthritis, diarrhea, dysentery, sinusitis, insecticide, increases sweating
Emotional uses and benefits
Emotional Uses: anxiety, stress, elevates mood, mental clarity
Skin and hair
Skin and Hair Care: oily skin, acne, psoriasis, insect bites
safety
Safety: High in 1,8 Cineole—do not use around face of babies and small children as it could cause CNS and breathing difficulties. Use caution if you are asthmatic. Do not use with homeopathics.
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