Tea tree’s big brother! Bold, yet fresh and stimulating with earthy, slightly sweet camphoraceous aromas, appreciated for it’s clean and balancing germ fighting properties, don’t do cootie season without it! Also an excellent addition to bug sprays.
Common Name: Cajeput
Botanical Name: Melaleuca cajuputi
Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
Country of Origin: Australia
Cultivation Method: Wild Crafted
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Parts: Leaves
Chemical Families: Monoterpenes, Oxides
Note Classification: Middle
Aromatic Description: Camphoraceous, Cool, Fresh, Fruity, Herbaceous, Warm
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus Globulus, Eucalyptus Radiata, Lavender, Niaouli, Rosemary
Suggested Shelf Life: 3-4 years
Therapeutic Properties: Analgesic, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antimicrobial, Antioxidant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Carminative, Cephalic, Decongestant, Diaphoretic, Energizing, Expectorant, Febrifuge, Insecticide, Mucolytic, Sudorific, Tonic, Vulnerary
Safety Considerations: Non-toxic and non-sensitizing, but presents a low risk as a skin irritant. Keep away from mucous membranes. If oxidized, it may cause skin irritation or sensitization. It may antidote homeopathic remedies. Not for use with babies or children under 6 years old, on or near their faces or in a steam. Care should be taken when using with asthmatics.
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