|Latin Name:||Melaleuca cajeputi|
|Country of Origin:||Australia|
|Extraction Method:||Steam distillation|
This oil has a sweet, herb-like scent that is similar to that of types of Rosemary and Eucalyptus. It is commonly used to help fight off colds and flu, as well as to ease muscular stiffness and tension. Other remedial uses range from easing respiratory issues, reducing symptoms associated with PMS & menopause, as well as soothing some digestive complaints. Cajeput (kayu-puti), which means “white wood” in Indonesian, originates from the Malayan coastal plains and can be found in abundance in southeast regions of Asia and northern Australia.
- Recommended Uses
Cajeput is known to help aid colds and flus, decongestion, coughs and headaches. It may also help clear mental clutter and reduce symptoms of PMS or menopause.*
* This product has not been evaluated by the CFIA or Health Canada. This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We recommend consulting with a certified health practitioner or aromatherapist before beginning therapeutic use.
- Scent Profile
Cajeput is a top note. It is fresh, penetrating, camphorous, medicinal and similar to eucalyptus.
Blends well with camphor, clary sage, eucalyptus, geranium, lavender, marjoram, pine and rosemary.
- Contraindications / Safety
May irritate mucus membranes if used undiluted. Use caution during pregnancy.