Cajaput Essential Oil


Latin Name : Melaleuca Cajuputi. Part Of Plant Used : Leaves & Twigs Source : Indonesia. Extraction Method : Steam Distillation. The oil is steam distilled from the leaves and twigs of the cajaputi tree. The name Cajaput comes from the Malay ‘Caju-Puti’ meaning white tree. This oil was used as the traditional remedy for rheumatism and cholera and revered for its antiseptic qualities. It has been used since the 17th century by Europeans. The yellowish-green essential oil has a penetratingly, sweet, herbaceous aroma. It inhibits the spread of bacteria prevalent in sinus, throat, bronchial cough and respiratory infections, giving temporary relief to these symptoms. It is a germ killer, excellent for coughs and gives temporary relief to muscular and rheumatic aches and pains. Emotions/mind and nervous system: Cheering, sense enhancing, mildly euphoric. Aids relaxation and emotional balance. Calming, for insomnia. Genito-urinary: Cystitis, urinary infection, urethritis. Respiratory and immune system: Used for flu, asthma, catarrh, bronchitis, colds and coughs, sinusitis, sore throat, viral infections.Expectorant. Skin/hair: used for oily or spotty skin and insect bites. Actions: Mildly analgesic, antimicrobial, antineuralgic, antispasmodic, antiseptic (pulmonary, urinary, intestinal), anthelminthic, diaphoretic, carminative, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, sudorific, tonic. Blends well with: Bergamot, Cypress, Juniperberry, Lemon, Pine, and Rosemary

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