This powerful, multi-use oil is a must for your aromatherapy chest.
Historically, Cajeput was known for its antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial properties. Today, we use it to calm and balance the mind and spirit.
This oil and its uses are well worth the time to get to know.Uses of Cajeput Essential Oil
IndonesiaHistory and Background
Cajeput comes from an Indonesian word meaning "white wood". From the Myrtaceae family, Tea Tree and Cajeput are often confused with each other, but they are two distinct oils.
Cajeput contains higher concentrations of eucalyptol, limonene and alpha-terpineol. Tea tree contains more terpinen-4-ol and gamma-terpinene. In reality, Cajeput has properties similar to those found in Eucalyptus and Lemon.
Best known for its history as an antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral oil, Cajeput can be found in blends and applications concerning these issues. This oil is known to help coughs, laryngitis, bronchitis, and allergy sufferers feel better.
Local application of Cajeput is known to alleviate the feeling of aches and pains of arthritis and muscle cramping. With its purification properties, is often used in skin care.
This oil is also balancing, calming, and energizing to the spirit. Helpful for releasing old thought patterns, it can brings clarity, reduce stress, and promote restful sleep.Physical Description
Cajeput is a pale yellow or green liquid.Aromatic Description
This oil has a camphoraceous, pungent, medicinal aroma.Biological Makeup and Components
Cineol, terpineol, limonene, beta-caryophylleneExtraction Technique
Our Cajeput is a steam distillation of the leaves and twigs of the plant.Information for Aromatherapists
Cajeput is a middle to top note. It well with the Pinacea (Pine, Fir, Spruce, Cedarwood and Balsam) and Labiatae Basil, Spearmint, Clary Sage, Hyssop, Lavender, Marjoram, Melissa, Mountain Savory, Oregano, Patchouli, Rosemary, Sage Spanish, Peppermint and Thyme.) families. Cajeput also blends well with its Myrtaceae (Allspice, Bay, Clove, Eucalyptus, Myrtle, Niaouli and Tea Tree) family members. It does not blend well with floral or citrus oils.
Our Cajeput essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.Cautions