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Cajeput Organic Essential Oil

Melaleuca leucadendron
Inhale to clear your head, or add to a massage blend for everyday aches and pains
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Cajeput Organic Melaleuca leucadendron (1230) (also known as Cajuput, White Tea Tree)

Cajeput is a member of the melaleuca group of plants which includes eucalyptus, niaouli, and tea-tree. All have strong antiseptic properties. Cajeput is most commonly used in steam inhalation because of its strong support for the respiratory system, and decongestive effect. It has a strong, camphor-like, medicinal scent. As a natural analgesic, it makes a wonderful addition to massage oils for sore muscles and joints, but should be well diluted as it can be an irritant. In addition, it repels insects, rids head lice, and acts as a natural flea repellant for pets. Contains 1.8 cineol.

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How to Use Essential Oils, and Safe Use of Essential Oils.

This is a certified organic pure therapeutic-quality aromatherapy essential oil from Vietnam, and is obtained from the leaves.

About Cajeput Organic

Technical Documents
  • Botanical name: Melaleuca leucadendron
  • Plant family: Myrtaceae
  • Also known as: Cajuput, White Tea Tree
  • Production: Distilled
  • Cultivation: Certified organic from wild growing plants
  • Country of origin: Vietnam
  • Part of plant: Leaves
  • Fragrance family: Pungent
  • Special precautions: Can irritate the skin. Should be diluted.
  • Major compounds: 1,8-Cineol, alpha-Terpineol, Limonene
  • Item no: 1230

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