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Cajeput Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Cajeput Essential Oil

Botanical Name: melaleuca cajeputi

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
  • Cajeput is a powerful ingredient for your own natural bug spray.
  • Add a couple of drops to a lotion or skin ointment to soothe skin upsets.
  • Add to a bath oil or massage oil to help you feel better when dealing with symptoms of arthritis and sore muscles.
  • Add to a carrier and use as a "tummy rub" for upset stomach.
  • Diffuse to fight those sleepless nights.
  • Cajeput is good for your homemade facial toner.
  • Scent a bowl of cool water with Cajeput. Soak cotton cloths in the water and apply as cool compresses to cool down.
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History 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-caryophyllene

Extraction 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 blends well with the Pine, Fir, Spruce, Cedarwoods, Balsams, Basil, Spearmint, Clary Sage, Hyssop, Lavender, Marjoram, Melissa, Oregano, Patchouli, Rosemary, Sage Spanish, Peppermint, and Thyme. Cajeput also blends well with Bay, Clove, Eucalyptus, Myrtle, Niaouli and Tea Tree 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.

  • Do not apply undiluted to the skin. May be irritating in high concentrations.
  • Any person with a history of plant or food allergies should read ingredients before using.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using essential oils.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
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