Cajeput Essential Oil

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Oil Summary:  Cajeput oil has a campharous aroma with a slight fruity note. Due to its anti-microbial properties it’s primarily used in skin ailment applications. Cajeput oil is also beneficial for colds, flue, asthma, bronchitis, muscle ache reliefs, coughs, oily skin and sore throat.

Cajeput oil is obtained from the leaves of the Cajeput plant. Cajeput is known scientifically as Melaleuca Cajuputi and informally as White Samet or Cajeput. It belongs to the Myrtaceae family, which includes myrtle, clove, guava, and eucalyptus. A medium to a high-sized, aromatic tree, Cajeput is widespread in New Guinea, Australia, the Torres Strait Islands, and Southeast Asia. The majority of the oil is produced on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

This pleasant essential oil is derived from fresh Cajeput leaves. In Thailand, the  leaves are used to make herbal tea for energy and body well-being; in other parts of Asia, the leaves are used as an ointment base.

Botanical Name: Melaleuca spp

Plant Origin: Indonesia

Processing Method: Steam distillation

Plant Part: Twigs and leaves of the Cajuput tree

Odor and Color: Pale yellow color with campharous odor

Main Constituents: 1,8-Cineole

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Contraindication: For the most part, Cajeput  oil is non-toxic; however, it can cause skin irritation in some cases. Before applying it liberally, especially on your face, make sure you do a test patch on the skin. Then give the test a few hours to ascertain that you are not allergic to the oil.

If you have asthma, always consult your doctor before usage. Inhalation of the oil could potentially trigger asthma attacks.

Medical practitioners generally discourage the use of this oil by pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

Finally, it is crucial to use Cajeput oil in moderation when around kids. This oil can cause breathing problems for children under five years old. You should consult with a veterinarian before using the oil on pets.

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