Cajeput oil is an essential oil extracted by steam-distillation of the leaves and twigs of the Melaleuca leucadendron tree. Along with the tree species' that produce tea tree and niaouli oil, Melaleuca leucadendron is a member of the genus Melaleuca. Cajeput oil is a clear, pale yellow liquid with a camphorous, fresh, minty odor. Cajeput oil is found in a wide array of cosmetic products such as facial astringents, topical creams and cleansers. Additionally, cajeput oil is a common ingredient massage therapists use in their formulations for added skin benefits in their topical applications.
Common Uses: Cajeput oil is used to treat colds, headaches, toothache, and tumors; to loosen phlegm so it can be coughed up (as an expectorant); and as a tonic. Some people apply cajeput oil to the skin for mites (scabies) and a fungal infection of the skin (tinea versicolor)
Please be advised this oil should not be used during pregnancy or breast feeding.
100% Cajeput Essential Oil
Pure essential oils are highly concentrated and should be handled with care.
||Leaves and Twigs
||Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid.
|STRENGTH OF AROMA
||120° F (48.8° C)