Cajeput- AroMed's Melaleuca cajeputi is organically grown and the leaves and twigs are steam distilled in Vietnam. It is a member of the myrtaceae family and is a top note with a camphorus, strong, crisp, medicinal aroma.
Blends well with- Clary sage, clove bud, eucalyptus, geranium, lavender, marjoram, pine, rosemary
Notes of interest- Australian aborigines have traditionally used cajeput for its analgesic qualities, crushing and inhaling the leaves to alleviate headaches.
Modes of Application- massage, compress, bath, salve, direct inhalation, diffuser, steam inhalation
Safety data- Skin sensitization possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used externally through inhalation and topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified amount of time. Keep away from children and pets.
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Tisserand, R and Young, R. Essential Oil Safety, A Guide for Health Care Professionals, Second Edition, Churchill Livingston Elsevier, 2014.
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