Cajeput Essential Oil Properties (Melaleuca cajuputi)
Spicy-camphorous, warm scent.
- 100% Pure, Concentrated, Undiluted
- Therapeutic Quality
- Steam Distilled from Leaves and Twigs
- Country of Origin: Indonesia
- Also known as Cajuput, river tea tree, swamp tea tree, weeping tea tree, punk tree, paperbark tree, white tea tree.
Cajeput Essential Oil Packaged
Amber glass bottle with Euro dropper. Tamper proof safety seal. Shrink wrapped.
Background Information on Cajeput Essential Oil
Cajeput is from the same family of plants as tea tree (Melaleuca). Cajeput is an evergreen tree native to Australia and Asia. The tree grows to 50-100 feet. It has narrow elliptical leaves and a papery bark. It is cultivated as an ornamental tree for its beautiful white, pink or purple flowers. Cajeput is a family of over 150 trees. It has many synonymns. In Java and malaysia, cajeput oil was a remedy for cholera and muscle/joint pains.
In Asia and Africa, cajeput essential oil is used as an insecticide and parasiticide.
Natives of ancient Indonesia developed the oil when attempting to heal common breathing problems. It was said to improve blood circulation and created a calming effect when placed into a ceramic bowl filled with recently boiled water.
Cajeput Essential Oil Uses and Benefits
Documented properties in aromatherapy include analgesic, anthelmintic, antibacterial, antidote, anti-inflammatory, antineuralgic, antipruritic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, balsamic, calmative, carminative, counterirritant, decongestant, diaphoretic, emollient (skin), estrogenic, expectorant, febrifuge, germicide, healing, insecticide, parasiticide, pectoral, stimulant (circulatory system), sudorific, tonic, vermifuge.
Cajeput essential oil is slightly warming and has been documented to improve circulation and relieve aches and pains.* Cajeput is calming and reduces stress and promotes sleep. Other reported therapeutic benefits are earache relief, fatigue, and aids digestion.*
Cajeput can be used as a natural household cleaning aid and is also helpful with insect management.
See our references at the bottom of this page for additional information.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.
Cajeput Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Suggestions & Blends
Cajeput essential oil blends well with lavender, citrus oils, rosemary, geranium, marjoram and clary sage.
Cajeput Essential Oil Safety Tips
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Do not apply to or near the face of infants or children.
- For external use only. See our Safety Information page for further details when using essential oils.
Cajeput Essential Oil Reviews
”This was a hard to find oil, and it came very quickly.” – C. Talent