About Cajeput Essential Oil:
Cajeput Essential Oil Australia (Melaleuca cajuputi), shares many properties with Tea Tree and Eucalyptus, both in chemistry and aroma. Cajeput oil has a very sharp, sweet, fresh aroma that is often blended with mints and other botanicals to make lotions and balms for strenuous exercise.
Action and Traditional Uses For Cajeput Essential Oil:
Cajeput oil is antimicrobial, a mild analgesic, antispasmodic, antineuralgic, antiseptic (pulmonary, urinary, and intestinal), insecticidal, and can be used as an expectorant. In Malaysia and other Indonesian islands, Cajeput oil was used for respiratory infections, headaches, rheumatism, toothache, skin conditions, throat infections, and sore muscles. Cajeput derives its name from the Malaysian word for “white tree.” Application: Diffuse or rub on the bottom of the feet. Indications: Arthritis, acne, respiratory infections, asthma, bronchitis, urinary complaints, coughs, cystitis, stiff joints, toothache, hay fever, bursitis, headaches, insect bites, intestinal problems, laryngitis, dysentery, psoriasis, rheumatism, sinusitis, oily skin, sore throat, and viral infections. Companion Oils: Wintergreen or Birch, Eucalyptus radiata, Juniper, and Peppermint. Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Use with caution. Do not use synthetic Cajeput, as it could cause blistering and skin eruption. Skin test for sensitivity.
Essential Oils Safety & Disclaimer:
This information is for educational purpose only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose and disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purpose only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.