Cajeput – Melaleuca cajeputi
East Indies, Tropical Australia
Leaves and twigs
White Tea Tree, Swamp Tea Tree
Camphoraceous medicinal odour. Milder more fruity note than Eucalyptus
Purification, Removing fleas from cats and dogs, Clarity
Blends Well With
Cedarwood; Clove Bud; Rosemary; Thyme
The key use of Cajeput is to relieve stiff, aching joints caused by chronic rheumatism. Cajeput oil is traditionally mixed with Camphor oil as an external rub for arthritis and gout. Cajeput is antibacterial and clears congestion making it a good inhalant for colds and sinus infections. Used as a stimulating expectorant in chronic laryngitis and bronchitis.
Useful as an antiseptic in cystitis and as an anthelmintic for roundworms. Cajeput is an astringent oil that can benefit oily skin and help clear eczema and psoriasis.
- Use Cajeput in a vaporizer to enhance mental clarity and precision, uplift the spirit while it cleanses the air.
- Used in a steam based diffuser as an inhalant for colds and sinus infections
- Apply Cajeput oil externally as first aid for burns, cramps, colic, earache, headache, muscle pain and toothache.
- Diluted to 1% or less and applied externally; it is a stimulant and mildly counter-irritant. Apply as first aid for burns, cramps, colic, earache, headache, muscle pain and toothache.
Enhances mental clarity and precision, uplifts the spirit while it cleanses the air, dispels negative thoughts and energies and break habits and compulsions.
Cajeput is highly stimulant, producing a sensation of warmth, increasing the fullness and rapidity of the pulse and sometimes producing profuse perspiration. Avoid contact with mucous membranes.
Avoid use on children under 10 years of age, particularly around the face and mucous membranes..
1,8-Cineol, α-Terpineol, ρ-Cymene, Terpinolene, γ-Terpinene, (+)-Limonene, Linalool, α-Pinene Terpinen-4-ol, β-Caryophyllene, β-Myrcene, α-Caryophyllene, β-Pinene, β-Selinene Guaiol