Certified Organics: This Organic Oil is NOP Certified. The National Organic Program develops, implements, and administers national production, handling, and labeling standards for organic agricultural products. The QAI also accredits the certifying agents (foreign and domestic) who inspect organic production and handling operations to certify that they meet USDA standards.
Botanical Name: Melaleuca cajeputi
Plant Part: Leaves and Twigs
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, colorless to pale yellow clear liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Cajeput Essential Oil has a fresh, camphorous aroma resembling the combined fragrances of camphor, rosemary, and cardamom, with a slight fruity note; a middle note with a medium strength aroma.
Blends With: Cedarwood, Clove Bud, Labdanum, Origanum, Rosemary and Thyme.
Product Abstract: Cajeput is a small tree with a soft, thick, spongy, ash-colored bark and scattered branches, with the slender twigs often drooping like the weeping willow (Salix babylonica). The leaves are from 3 to 5 inches long, and very aromatic when bruised. Cajeput being the Indonesian for 'white wood', it is part of the Melaleuca family and is used much in the same way as its cousin, Tea Tree.
Common Uses: The chemical constituents of Cajeput Organic Essential Oil have antiseptic and anti-microbial properties, which make it used chiefly as a local application for skin ailments. Other properties include analgesic, anti-neuralgic, antispasmodic, and insecticidal assets.
History: Cajeput being the Indonesian for white wood, it is part of the Melaleuca family and used much in the same way as its cousin, Tea Tree. The essential oil has been part of traditional medicine since ancient times, and is an ingredient in liniments such as Tiger Balm.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
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