This essential oil is sourced from the Cajeput tree, which is a common name used for certain members of the genus Melaleuca. These trees are evergreens with pointed leaves having white, red or green flowers. The trees are widely known for their essential oils that have many aromatherapeutic and herbal uses.
Melaleuca, white wood
It can mix well with various essential oils such as bergamot, cloves, geranium, lavender, and thyme.
It contains a-pinene, b-pinene, myrcene, a-terpinene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, y-terpinene, p-cymene, terpinolene, linalool, terpinen-4-ol and a-terpineol.
The essential oil of the Cajeput is widely used in many aromatherapeutic and herbal preparations. This oil contains highest anti-infectious properties and is popular amongst health professionals around the world.