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Name: Cajeput

Botanical Name: Melaleuca cajeputi

Main Constituents: 1,8-Cineole: > 50%

Origin: Indonesia

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Part of Plant: Leaves and Twigs

Description & Colour: Colourless to clear-yellow, thin consistency

Aromatic Summary: Cajeput is a medium-strength aroma with a slight fruity middle note

Flashpoint: 54°C

Storage:  Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container 

Safety Notes: For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes. Avoid during pregnancy

Usage: Antimicrobial, antispasmodic, antiseptic (pulmonary, urinary, intestinal), diphoretic, carminative, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, and tonic. Can be used as a local application for skin disease, moldy analgesic, expectorant, and tonic. Also, colds and congestion, headaches and toothaches

Blends well with: Cedarwood, Clove Bud, Labdanum, Origanum, Rosemary, and Thyme

Very similar to a Willow tree, the Cajeput is a small tree with thick, spongy, ash-coloured bark and slender, scattered branches. Cajeput is part of the Melaleuca family, which includes the Tea Tree, and is known in Indonesian as “white wood”. The leaves also become very aromatic when bruised.

This information is for education purposes only and in no way is meant to serve as medical or professional advice. We are not responsible for any products made using these oils or the outcome of any application thereof. As always we recommend testing all products.