Cajeput Essential Oil 0.5 oz
ID code: 130002
Cajeput Essential Oil 0.5 fl oz Add to sports and arthritis massage formulas at concentrations between 1 and 5%. Excellent in conjunction with Marjoram, Helichrysum, and Ginger. May be inhaled from a steaming bowl of water, or diluted and used as a chest rub for cold care and immune system support. Cajeput includes its properties as an antiseptic, cosmetic, bactericidal, insecticide, decongestant, analgesic, expectorant, febrifuge, vermifuge, anti-spasmodic, anti-neuralgic, carminative, stimulant, tonic, sudorific, and emenagogue substance. Cajeput essential oil is extracted from the twigs and leaves of the Cajuput tree. The scientific name of the Cajuput tree is Melaleuca Cajuputi. The chief components of Cajuput Oil are Caryophyllene, Alpha Pinene, Beta Pinene, Limonene, Alpha Terpinene, Alpha Terpineol, Gamma Terpinene, Terpinolene, Terpineol, Cineole, Cymene, Linalool, and Myrcene. The process of extracting Cajuput Oil involves steam distillation of its twigs and leaves, which is quite similar to that of extracting Eucalyptus Oil.
Possible Actions: Fir oil has been noted to have analgesic, antimicrobial, antiseptic, expectorant, and stimulant properties.
Possible Indications: Has been traditionally been used for muscular aches and pains, improving some breathing conditions.
Cautions Always test a small amount first for sensitivity or allergic reaction. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult a physician. Cajeput is generally non-irritating, non-sensitizing.