||Cajeput essential oil, White tea tree essential oil,
||8008-98-8, F.E.M.A. : 2225
||Plant Parts Used
||Leaves & Twigs
||Color & Odor
||Colorless to pale yellow @22C with eucalyptus like,
Cajeput essential oil is produced by steam distillation of the fresh leaves
and twigs from a tall evergreen tree up to 30 meters high, having thick
pointed leaves and white flowers.
Constituents & Specifications :
Cajeputene hydrate, eucalyptol, cajuputol, solid terpineol
Specific Gravity :
0.910 - 0.919 @ 72°F
Refractive Index :
1.4670 - 1.470 @ 72°F
IMildly analgesic, anti microbial, anti neuralgic (pulmonary, urinary,
intestinal), anthelminthic, diaphoretic, carminative, expectorant,
febrifuge, insecticide, sudorific, tonic
Benefits & Uses :
- Clears and stimulates the mind, aiding in concentration. Spiritually
used to elevate the spirit and encourages the creation of new pathways.
- Use in chest rub to bring down high temperatures and encourage the
expulsion of mucus and congestion.
- Use in massage oils or salves (liniments) to relieve pain in muscular
aches, arthritis, and rheumatism.
- It is used for chronic laryngitis and bronchitis, cystitis,
rheumatism and to expel roundworm.
- Used in dentistry and pharmaceutical work as an antiseptic; in
expectorant and tonic formulations, throat lozenges, gargles, etc.
- Used as a fragrance and freshening agent in soaps, cosmetics,
detergents and perfumes.
- Occasionally employed as a flavor component in food products and soft