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Cajeput

Cajeput has a penetrating, camphoraceous (medical odour) that is fresh and uplifting with a fruity aromatic quality.

It may be helpful in providing relief from colds, congestion and fevers. A good respiratory support.

A calming and toning essential oil that works with a general tonic effect on the body e.g can be used to relieve muscular pains and joint aches.

Cajeput is of the same family as Tea tree, Niaouli, Honey Myrtle, Fragonia, Manuka and Kanuka –  the Myrtaceae family.

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Botanical Name: Melaleuca cajuputi

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled

Part Typically Used: Leaves

Country of Origin: Indonesia

Typical Main Constituents
1,8-Cineole – 72%
Limonene – 8%
Cymene – 6%

Description:  Pale yellow-green. Has a penetrating, camphoraceous – medical odor that has a fresh, uplifting, fruity quality.

Actions: Antispasmodic, Antiseptic- (pulmonary, urinary, intestinal) Carminative, Diaphoretic, Febrifuge, Expectorant, Sudorific, Tonic, Immune regulator, Analgesic.

Special use: A staple Respiratory oil, non- irritating on respiratory tract.

Blends Well With:  Clove, Wintergreen, Mint, Eucalyptus.

Safety Data:  Non-toxic, Non-sensitizing

 

Aromatherapy / Home Use

Muscle & Skeletal system: Gout, Muscular Aches & Pains, Rheumatism, Arthritis.

Respiratory:  Asthma, Bronchitis, Catarrh, Coughs, Sinusitis, Sore throats.

Immune: Colds, Fever, Flu, Viral Infections, Headaches, Fevers.

Genito-urinary System: Cystitis, urethritis, urinary infections.

Skin Care: Insect bites, Oily skin, Spots.

 

General Essential Oil Safety Recommendations

  • Do not take essential oils internally unless under advisement by a qualified medical professional.
  • Do not use essential oils undiluted on the skin. It is always best to try a small patch test first of the diluted essential oil.
  • People who are pregnant or have serious medical problems are advised to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils.
  • Use extreme caution when using essential oils with children. It is safest to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children.

 

General Disclaimer
The product information provided on this website is intended for educational purposes only. The information provided is not considered to be complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate. The information contained in this website is not intended to be sufficient to provide diagnosis and/or treatment of medical conditions. It is recommended that treatment of serious health conditions be done with the help of a trained qualified medical practitioner.

 

 

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