Description & extraction:
Cajuput essential oil, Melaleuca cajeputi, also called White tea tree essential oil, White tree essential oil, and Swamp tea tree essential oil, is closely related to other members of the Melaleuca group, notably eucalyptus, niaouli, and tea tree. Cajuput essential oil is produced by steam distillation of the fresh leaves and twigs from a tall evergreen tree up to 30 meters high, having thick pointed leaves and white flowers, and a flexible trunk with whitish spongy bark, hense the Malaysian name ‘caju-puti’ or white wood. It is blends with Angelica, bergamot, cloves, geranium, lavender, and thyme.
a-pinene, B-pinene, myrcene, a-terpinene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, y-terpinene, p-cymene, terpinolene, linaolool, terpinen-4-ol, a-terpineol. The Composition and Bactericidal Activity of oil of Melaleuca alternifolia. Mildly analgesic, anti microbial, anti neuralgic (pulmonary, urinary, intestinal), anthelminthic, diaphoretic, carminative, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, sudorific, tonic.
Normally non-toxic, non-sensitizing,May irritate some skin types,Dilute before use
Yellow to Pale Yellow colour
Typical odour of Eugenol